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Graduation Day for the First Class of the NW Women’s Leadership Academy

Graduation Day for the First Class of the NW Women’s Leadership Academy By Rachael Fuller & Jessica Harper Thirty women in local government throughout the state of Oregon wrapped up a 10-month leadership program in November. The program, which began in February, 2018, provided women with in-person opportunities to enhance skills and competencies, build confidence, [...]

By |2018-12-06T23:12:07+00:00November 28th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

League of Women in Government Announces POTENTIAL MADE POSSIBLE Initiative

League of Women in Government Announces POTENTIAL MADE POSSIBLE initiative to fund #LocalGov Professional Development for Women The League of Women in Government Board recently announced the creation of a very important new initiative to address the need for more professional development for women in local government. In particular, the Potential Made Possible initiative will [...]

By |2018-12-05T01:40:41+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Education, Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Ways Women Can Build Relationships When They Feel Excluded at Work

4 Ways Women Can Build Relationships When They Feel Excluded at Work   By Brenda F. Wensil and Kathryn Heath A male friend of ours recently had a realization. He was walking through the bar at a private golf club, looking for a colleague he was meeting for dinner. The dark-paneled bar was filled with men [...]

By |2018-10-22T21:53:15+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Educate, Encourage, Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|1 Comment

LWG Interview with Opal Mauldin-Jones, City Manager – Lancaster, TX and 2018 League of Women in Government Leadership Trailblazer Award Winner

LWG Interview with Opal Mauldin-Jones, City Manager - Lancaster, TX and 2018 League of Women in Government Leadership Trailblazer Award Winner By League CAO, Pamela Antil & League President, Ashley Jacobs On September 22, 2018, the League of Women in Government announced the winner of the first ever Leadership Trailblazer Award. The League created this award [...]

Want Equality? Make New Dads Stay Home

Want Equality? Make New Dads Stay Home: Mandatory paternity leave would help close the wage gap and strengthen family bonds By Joanne Lipman, former chief content officer of Gannett and editor-in-chief of USA Today When Jeremy Doyle and his wife had a baby boy last year, he took 12 weeks of paternity leave. Not many new [...]

By |2018-10-02T00:23:01+00:00October 1st, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

Announcing the Finalists for the 2018 League of Women in Government Leadership Trailblazer Award

Announcing the Finalists for the 2018 League of Women in Government Leadership Trailblazer Award By LWG Editor The League of Women in Government and the National Research Center, Inc. jointly announced the finalists for the 2018 Leadership Trailblazer Award. Announcing the winners, League President, Ashley Jacobs added, "Of the fifty-six amazing nominees from across [...]

By |2018-09-13T16:57:30+00:00August 27th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Want to Get More Women in YOUR Applicant Pool? Send This Link to YOUR Human Resources Director ASAP!

Want to Get More Women in YOUR Applicant Pool? Send the link for this page to your Human Resources Department! By LWG Editor With women making up less than 20 percent of local government CAO/CEO's, the League of Women in Government began with a simple mission — find ways to help women advance in local [...]

By |2018-08-23T23:01:28+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

League of Women in Government Announces 2018 Leadership Trailblazer Award Nominees

League of Women in Government Announces 2018 Leadership Trailblazer Award Nominees By LWG Editor The League of Women in Government (LWG) and National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) are proud to announce the 2018 nominees for the inaugural Leadership Trailblazer Award. This award recognizes an accomplished leader in the local government profession who has championed and inspired other women to [...]

By |2018-08-21T21:44:36+00:00August 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

LWG Interview: All You Need To Know About The Northwest Women’s Leadership Academy

LWG Interview: All You Need To Know About The Northwest Women's Leadership Academy By LWG Editor The NW Women’s Leadership Academy is an exciting pilot program officially sponsored by the Washington City-County Management Association (WCMA) to advance women from a variety of backgrounds in local government into leadership roles. League CAO, Pam Antil sat down with [...]

By |2018-07-05T19:28:50+00:00July 5th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments