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Today’s Infographic: The Underrepresentation of Women in Leadership & Management

Today's Infographic: The Underrepresentation of Women in Leadership & Management The first step in overcoming the massive problem of under-representation of women in leadership and management is recognition. The Infographic prepared by ICMA and the League of Women in Government tells the story of failure across all sectors to harness the power of gender equality. Ensuring the equal participation of [...]

By |2018-08-20T20:24:03+00:00August 15th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Cool Infographics, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Jane Brautigam, City Manager – Boulder, CO on the Importance of Embracing Your Career

LWG Interview with Jane Brautigam, City Manager - Boulder, CO on Being the Next ICMA President Elect, Social Resilience and the Importance of Embracing Your Career By LWG Editor League CAO, Pam Antil recently spoke with newly selected ICMA President Elect Jane Brautigam (City Manager, Boulder, CO). Pam and Jane spoke about the concept of [...]

By |2018-08-20T20:34:54+00:00July 26th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

LWG Interview: All You Need To Know About The Northwest Women’s Leadership Academy

LWG Interview: All You Need To Know About The Northwest Women's Leadership Academy By LWG Editor The NW Women’s Leadership Academy is an exciting pilot program officially sponsored by the Washington City-County Management Association (WCMA) to advance women from a variety of backgrounds in local government into leadership roles. League CAO, Pam Antil sat down with [...]

By |2018-07-05T19:28:50+00:00July 5th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Kimiko Black Gilmore, Chairperson – 2018 Kansas University Inspiring Women in Public Administration Conference

LWG Interview with Kimiko Black Gilmore, Chairperson - 2018 Kansas University Inspiring Women in Public Administration Conference By LWG Editor The Inspiring Women in Public Administration Conference (#IWPA18) brings together over 250 attendees each year for a day of skills-building, connection and renewal. #IWPA seeks to inspire and support women working in public service to [...]

By |2018-06-26T18:20:11+00:00June 26th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOW ONE COMMUNITY IS WORKING TOWARDS PAY EQUITY

HOW ONE COMMUNITY IS WORKING TOWARDS PAY EQUITY By Shelley Beiting, Executive Director, Columbus Women's Commission  The Columbus (Ohio) Women’s Commission, chaired by First Lady Shannon Ginther, is an advisory body to Mayor Andrew J. Ginther. The Commission works to advance the economic well-being of women in our community; is focused on key issues, and directly [...]

By |2018-05-31T23:05:21+00:00May 31st, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

What We’ve Learned From Our Moms…

WHAT I LEARNED FROM MY MOM... We asked our colleagues from across the nation to share their musings about their mothers. It is clear from the response that most everyone learned important life lessons that translate to our day-to-day work in local government! Happy Mother's Day! Lori Sassoon, Assistant City Manager, Rancho [...]

By |2018-05-16T04:08:12+00:00May 11th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LWG Interview with new League of Women in Government President, Ashley Jacobs

LWG Interview with new League of Women in Government President & Aiken County, SC Assistant County Administrator, Ashley Jacobs By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Ashley Jacobs, Assistant County Administrator - Aiken County, SC and newly elected President of the League of Women in Government. Ashley shared her thoughts on what's needed in organizations to [...]

LWG Interview with Ron Holifield, Chief Executive Officer & Author, 4th Dimension Leadership: A Radical Strategy for Creating An Authentic Servant Leadership Culture

LWG Interview with Ron Holifield, CEO - Strategic Government Resources & Author, 4th Dimension Leadership: A Radical Strategy for Creating An Authentic Servant Leadership Culture   By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Ron Holifield, former city manager, CEO of Strategic Government Resources AND author of 4th Dimension Leadership: A Radical Strategy for Creating An Authentic Servant [...]

By |2018-05-25T01:40:53+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

In Case You Missed It: Check Out 60 Minutes on Leading by Example to Close the Gender Pay Gap

60 Minutes: Leading by Example to Close the Gender Pay Gap The "Me Too" movement has shaken the workplace to its core. It has such power that it has come to mean more than sexual harassment. "Me Too" is now also about the issue of unequal pay between men and women. According [...]

By |2018-04-16T18:57:58+00:00April 16th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

EQUAL PAY DAY 2018 By the Numbers

EQUAL PAY DAY 2018 By the Numbers WHAT IS EQUAL PAY DAY? Equal Pay Day is the approximate day the typical woman must work into the new year to make what the typical man made at the end of the previous year. Based on ACS Census data, the 2018 wage gap between women and men [...]

By |2018-04-11T04:28:56+00:00April 10th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments