What Works for Women Series: Prove it Again

Ever feel like you have to prove yourself more than men? Learn tactics for demonstrating your competence. By: Joan C. Williams, Distinguished professor of law at the University of California, Hastings College of Law and co-author of What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know      The "What Works for [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:26:00+00:00 September 15th, 2015|Exclusives, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

Intro to What Works for Women at Work – new video series

Learn how to spot gender bias—and hear successful women’s strategies for navigating it By Joan C. Williams, Distinguished professor of law at the University of California, Hastings College of Law and co-author of "What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know" Four different patterns of gender bias shape today’s workplaces. [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:26:00+00:00 September 14th, 2015|Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

The Confidence Gap

Evidence shows that women are less self-assured than men—and that to succeed, confidence matters as much as competence. Here's why, and what to do about it. By:  KATTY KAY AND CLAIRE SHIPMAN  Reprinted from The Atlantic magazine For years, we women have kept our heads down and played by the rules. We’ve been certain that [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:26:00+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Educate, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

Closing The Gender Gap Is EVERYONE’S Business

By: Margie Warrell Women may be graduating from U.S. colleges faster than men (3:2), but American women still earn just 77 cents for every dollar that men earn, and fill only 14% of Fortune 500 boardroom seats! In Australia, which has one of the highest educated female populations in the world, the needle on the [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:26:00+00:00 September 8th, 2015|Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

FORBES Leadership: Ambitious Women Deserve Our Praise, Not Our Disdain

Reprinted from Forbes.com By Bonnie Marcus No one with ambition has come under fire more than Hillary Clinton. As early as 2006, a survey by The New York Observer found a “virtual cottage industry” of anti-Clinton literature. Her political career, especially her bid for the 2016 presidency, has only increased the verbal assaults. One such [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:26:00+00:00 September 4th, 2015|Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

#13Percent: Want to talk about gender balance in local government leadership? Read on…..

Are you going to the ICMA conference in Seattle in September? Do you want to show your support for all things #13Percent? If so, write these sessions down in ink so you won’t miss a single opportunity to talk about gender equity in local government leadership. Click HERE for convenient list of Women's Sessions at [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:26:01+00:00 September 1st, 2015|Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

Why Transportation Agencies Need More Women Engineers

Why Transportation Agencies Need More Women Engineers Reprinted from Governing.com By Daniel C. Vock North Carolina is trying to recruit girls for careers in engineering not only to fill anticipated vacancies but also because hiring more women could make the roads safer. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT) is using newspapers, masking tape and [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:26:01+00:00 August 31st, 2015|Educate, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

5 Ways to Prevent Gender Bias and Help Shape Our Daughters Into Strong Female Leaders

Reprinted from MAKERS Team & The Washington Post Are you holding your own daughter back? Here are 5 ways to raise girls to be leaders. Could we be hindering our daughters from becoming strong leaders? According to the Washington Post, new research from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and its Making Caring Common project found [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:26:02+00:00 August 24th, 2015|Educate, Exclusives, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

GovLove: #13Percent Discussion

GovLove is the most popular local government podcast online today.  Check out this week's episode, where Kirsten Wyatt and Bridget Doyle have a spirited conversation about #13Percent and some of the solutions (and impediments) for women who want to take on leadership positions in local government.

By | 2017-03-14T00:26:05+00:00 July 26th, 2015|#13Percent, Educate, Gender Balance & Advocacy|1 Comment