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Valerie Martinelli, MPA on The Important Breakthroughs of the #MeToo Movement

The Important Breakthroughs of the #MeToo Movement By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant  Sexual harassment has become one of the most prevalent workplace and HR topics in recent weeks. In response to that, there have been surveys that suggest exactly how bad sexual harassment in the workplace [...]

By |2018-01-23T18:57:37+00:00January 10th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured, Submit a blog post|1 Comment

Guest Writer Shanalee Gallagher’s Interview with Tacoma’s First Female City Manager

Tacoma's First Female City Manager - Elizabeth Pauli on Challenges & What YOU Can Imagine for YOURSELF! BY Shanalee Gallagher, Management Analyst Intern, City of Santa Barbara, CA I recently had the opportunity to interview Elizabeth Pauli, the first female City Manager of Tacoma, Washington. The following is my interview with Ms. Pauli. Shanalee Gallagher: [...]

By |2017-12-31T06:58:48+00:00October 9th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Submit a blog post|0 Comments

Guest Blogger Jan Perkins on Having the Confidence to Pursue the TOP JOB

By Jan Perkins, Former City Manager and ICMA Senior Advisor/West Region Liaison   There are many reasons women are under-represented as chief executives in local governments (and many other areas in business and government as well). There’s one thing women are especially well-positioned to do to change that – and that is to be open [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:19+00:00April 13th, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Submit a blog post|1 Comment

What’s YOUR Story? We’d LOVE to Hear It!

The League of Women in Government believes that the best way to gain knowledge and develop new leaders in local government is to share our stories. We want to help inspire young women to seek a career and advance to their highest potential in local government. How can YOU help? Share YOUR story of how [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:21+00:00April 5th, 2016|Exclusives, Submit a blog post, Support|0 Comments

YOUR Story Matters & We’d LOVE to Hear It!

By LWG Editor The League of Women in Government believes that the best way to gain knowledge and develop new leaders in local government is to share our stories. We want to help inspire young women to seek a career and advance to their highest potential in local government. How can YOU help? Share YOUR [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:38+00:00February 10th, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Submit a blog post, Support|0 Comments

Guest Blogger Lt. Zach Perron on Rethinking the Way We Recruit Police Officers

By Zach Perron, Lieutenant - Palo Alto, CA Police Department I think it’s time to rethink the way that police agencies attempt to recruit new police officers. Police departments across the country are having tremendous difficulty filling vacancies. As a result, many agencies are “working short,” with fewer officers on the books than are authorized, [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:40+00:00January 4th, 2016|Exclusives, Submit a blog post, Support|0 Comments

The League of Women in Government Top Blog Posts of 2015

  By League of Women in Government Editor Happy Almost New Year!! It's been a busy year for the League, not limited to its creation earlier in 2015. 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 [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:41+00:00December 31st, 2015|Exclusives, Submit a blog post, Support|0 Comments

Your Story Matters. And We’d Love to Hear It!

By League of Women in Government Editor The League of Women in Government believes that the best way to gain knowledge and develop new leaders in local government is to share our stories. We want to help inspire young women to seek a career and advance to their highest potential in local government. How can [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:41+00:00December 30th, 2015|Exclusives, Submit a blog post, Support|3 Comments

Guest Blogger Charlene Stevens on being “in transition”

"Sometimes it takes awhile to fully embrace that I needed and wanted to move on." By Charlene Stevens, City Administrator - Cottage Grove, MN I have worked in local government since 1996 and been fortunate to have good mentors and good opportunities.   I was by most reasonable accounts a good manager and a solid professional.  [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:41+00:00December 22nd, 2015|Exclusives, Submit a blog post, Support|2 Comments

Guest Blogger: Lisa K. Goldman on being your own best advocate.

By Lisa K. Goldman, City Manager - Burlingame, CA A few weeks ago, a colleague and I were just back from Thanksgiving break and chatting about how we’d spent our day. Much to my horror, my colleague mentioned that she had purchased all the food and cooked Thanksgiving dinner for her boyfriend’s entire family of [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:25:42+00:00December 16th, 2015|Exclusives, Submit a blog post, Support|1 Comment