Tacoma’s First Female City Manager, Elizabeth Pauli, on Challenges & What YOU Can Imagine for YOURSELF!

Tacoma's First Female City Manager on Challenges & What YOU Can Imagine for YOURSELF! BY LWG Editor City of Santa Barbara, California intern, Shanalee Gallagher recently had the opportunity to interview Elizabeth Pauli, the first female City Manager of Tacoma, Washington. The following is Shanalee's interview with Ms. Pauli. Shanalee Gallagher: First of all, congratulations [...]

By | 2017-10-09T03:00:24+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Submit a blog post|0 Comments

I became one of the guys to deal with workplace harassment. It didn’t work.

I became one of the guys to deal with workplace harassment. It didn't work. By Samantha Harkins | Reprinted with permission from the Detroit Free Press In college, I waited tables. I became friends with one of the male servers where I worked. Once he smacked me on the butt in the kitchen in full [...]

By | 2017-09-27T01:18:44+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|1 Comment

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  WorkingDaughter.com (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

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on how to Unlock Opportunities to Authentic and Powerful Leadership – Part 1

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Women need to learn how to own it. Sounds simple enough, right? Wrong. Fear, discomfort, and anxiety have a way of keeping women from moving forward, including in their careers. When we think of leadership, we think of men because that [...]

By | 2017-06-08T23:05:59+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Writer Shannah Hayley on The Multiplier Effect: Mentorship Formulas for Your Career Lifecycle

By Shannah Hayley, FSMPS, CPSM, Director of Marketing and Community Engagement - City of Plano, Texas There's little doubt that the influence of a mentor can be extremely beneficial but all too often, priority is placed on one-on-one mentor relationships in the early and mid-career stages. While helpful, mentoring doesn't have to be the result [...]

By | 2017-05-31T18:01:02+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Mentor, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on An Unparalleled Perspective to Unleash Your Confidence – Conclusion

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant This is the conclusion to Val's two part article on unleashing your confidence. Part 1 can be found HERE. Confidence, The Elusive Concept? We assume that we are among women who would be brimming with confidence and yet, they are still lacking [...]

By | 2017-05-10T06:22:52+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Mentor|0 Comments

Guest Writer Dan Singer on the Importance of the Women’s March on Washington

IT IS THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE GOVERNMENT WORK! By Dan Singer It's an exhilarating and rewarding thing when thousands of people - often complete strangers - come together around a singular event or cause. You experience the pure energy of it when you attend a concert or a sporting event; brought together around an [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:57+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

AND THE TOP POST OF THE YEAR IS……

By LWG Editor It’s been another busy year for the League. We’ve heard you loud and clear that having a spot where local government women AND men can visit to read content about advancing women in government is essential. We’re also very proud of the original content being written by our supporters and [...]