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Keynote Speaker Joanne Lipman Will Share Groundbreaking Solutions For Handling Gender Inequality in the Workplace at the 3rd Annual Symposium…Here are just a few of them

Joanne Lipman on Solutions For Handling Gender Inequality in the Workplace....Want to purchase a copy of Joanne's best-selling book for half the cover cost? Scroll down to the bottom of this page and click the "ADD TO CART" button.  __________ NJ Goldston, Forbes.com (reprinted with permission) Right in the midst of the explosive Harvey [...]

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 [...]

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

Today’s TED Talk: Amy Cuddy on How Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our [...]

Say it LOUD!

Although many organizations have been hiring women aggressively for nearly a generation, the proportion in top positions has only modestly expanded. By Sally Helgesen, Strategy + Business Blogger  Could differences in how women and men articulate ambition early in their careers play a role in determining what opportunities come their way? This question has been [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:17+00:00May 26th, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

Great Lineup of Speakers for League Symposium on 09.24.16 in Kansas City

Join the League of Women in Government (League) in collaboration with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and our fantastic SPONSORS for this half day (12:30 pm to 5:00 pm) League Symposium + Networking Event the day before the ICMA Annual Conference begins in Kansas City! #13Percent to #GenderBalance.....Because it's 2016! This half day symposium will be a [...]

For Men to Lean In at Home, Women Need to Lean Back

LeanIn.Org President Rachel Thomas on how couples can support each other at home.   By Rachel Thomas, LeanIn.Org President A few months ago, in partnership with the NBA, LeanIn.Org is kicking off our second season of #LeanInTogether—a campaign focused on how men can do their part for the women in their lives. Leaning in at [...]

How paid family leave could become a reality in the U.S.

Most people can't afford to take real time off from their jobs without pay. by Jeanne Sahadi, reposted from CNNMoney Yet that's the only choice a majority of U.S. workers have when they have a baby or care for an ailing parent or spouse. Nearly 25% of women go back to work within two weeks [...]

The Fastest Way to Promotion? Your Personal Brand!

RESEARCH SHOWS THAT MEN ARE PROMOTED MORE OFTEN BASED ON “POTENTIAL” THAN WOMEN, WHO ARE STILL REWARDED SOLELY FOR “PERFORMANCE.” HOW DO WE BREAK THE CYCLE? BY GIVING OUR CAREERS A LITTLE P.R. HELP. By Romy Newman, Reposted from Ellevate Network According to a recent study conducted by Fairygodboss, over 60% of women think that [...]

Today’s TED Talk: Susan Colantuono on the Career Advice You Probably Didn’t Get!

You’re doing everything right at work, taking all the right advice, but you’re just not moving up. Why? Susan Colantuono shares a simple, surprising piece of advice you might not have heard before quite so plainly. This talk, while aimed at an audience of women, has universal takeaways — for men and women, new grads [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:18+00:00May 2nd, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments