Guest Writer Ashley Jacobs on Waiting for the RIGHT Job Rather Than Just ANY Job

Guest Writer Ashley Jacobs on Waiting for the RIGHT Job Rather Than Just ANY Job When You Find Yourself Without a Job By Ashley Jacobs, Assistant County Administrator, Aiken County, SC Unemployment is an unsettling life event that threatens to disrupt your entire world, including your financial stability, your social life, and possibly your geographical [...]

By | 2017-12-31T05:40:54+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

The Art of Negotiating: Women and Negotiating Salaries

Women who fail to negotiate their salaries at the start of their careers could leave up to $2 million on the table over the lifespan of their careers. By Pamela Antil, ACA - City of Santa Barbara, CA & President, League of Women in Government Many people dread negotiations of any kind, but studies show that [...]

By | 2018-01-01T23:00:11+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Hamilton County, Ohio Commissioner Denise Driehaus

"Diversity needs a seat at the table." By LWG Editor Recently, League President, Pamela Antil, ICMA-CM, talked with Hamilton County, Ohio County Commissioner, Denise Driehaus. Commissioner Driehaus recently spearheaded a new Women & Girls Council initiative that seeks to bring women and young girls to the table to talk about how women can best support girls and [...]

By | 2017-08-01T18:37:05+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Women in Police Leadership – How do we get from 3 Percent to #Gender Balance?

The Imporance of Diversity, Gender Balance & Inclusivity in Law Enforcement By LWG Editor League of Women in Government President, Pam Antil and Angelica Wedell, Marketing Manager for National Research Center, Inc. (NRC), are working with the  Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)'s Executive Session on Police Leadership to help advance women in law enforcement [...]

By | 2017-07-19T17:55:45+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on The Powerful Truth About Not Speaking Up in the Workplace

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant  Women talk less than men. It is only a societal myth that we talk more. When was the last meeting you went to in which the women spoke longer and in more detail? In my professional experience, it is rare. It [...]

Guest Writer Alex Jones on Girls and Early Leadership Experiences & Combating the “Leaky Pipeline” of Leadership

Girls and Early Leadership Experiences: Combating the “Leaky Pipeline” of Leadership By Alexandra Jones, MPA Candidate – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The Numbers Don’t Lie There is a leaky pipeline of women up the leadership hierarchy. Take a look at the disturbing statistics: women in the United States make up 50% [...]

Important Message About ICMA + League Symposium: Event is NOT Sold Out! Need a Ticket? Read On…

San Antonio Symposium Tickets NOT SOLD OUT! Contact ICMA Customer Services NOW to Register for the 2017 ICMA University + League Symposium   IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT: If you tried to register yesterday for the ICMA Annual Conference and our ICMA University Workshop, you may have received a message that the InclUSiveness......It Starts with US! Symposium [...]

By | 2017-07-19T21:22:24+00:00 June 29th, 2017|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on how to Unlock Opportunities to Authentic and Powerful Leadership – Conclusion

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant  This is the conclusion to Val’s two part article on unlocking opportunities to authentic and powerful leadership. Part 1 can be found HERE. Your Career = Your Identity? Another facet of owning who you are requires you to not only be [...]

By | 2017-07-10T22:18:05+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 League Symposium Speaker Liz O’Donnell on Working Women, Aging Parents: Some Advice For Caregiving Daughters

In absence of any formal support system, those of us with experience caring for our aging parents must mentor employees with mothers and fathers. By Liz O’Donnell, Author, Mogul, Mom & Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman and founder of (reposted from WBUR) As a working mother I appreciate the many articles offering advice [...]

By | 2017-06-20T01:06:56+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments