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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

LWG Interview with Kimiko Black Gilmore, Chairperson – 2018 Kansas University Inspiring Women in Public Administration Conference

LWG Interview with Kimiko Black Gilmore, Chairperson - 2018 Kansas University Inspiring Women in Public Administration Conference By LWG Editor The Inspiring Women in Public Administration Conference (#IWPA18) brings together over 250 attendees each year for a day of skills-building, connection and renewal. #IWPA seeks to inspire and support women working in public service to [...]

By |2018-06-26T18:20:11+00:00June 26th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Career Corner: GovHR USA President, Heidi Voorhees’ Best Tips for Developing a Resume

GovHR USA President, Heidi Voorhees' Best Tips for Developing a Resume By Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHR USA I’ve had the opportunity to review thousands of resumes in my career as an executive recruiter. I am often asked about what candidates should include or avoid in their resumes. These are my Top 10 Tips: Develop a chronological [...]

By |2018-05-16T05:09:58+00:00May 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What We’ve Learned From Our Moms…

WHAT I LEARNED FROM MY MOM... We asked our colleagues from across the nation to share their musings about their mothers. It is clear from the response that most everyone learned important life lessons that translate to our day-to-day work in local government! Happy Mother's Day! Lori Sassoon, Assistant City Manager, Rancho [...]

By |2018-05-16T04:08:12+00:00May 11th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

Diversity, Gender Balance and Inclusivity in Law Enforcement – Women in Police Leadership Share Their Stories Part II

Diversity, Gender Balance and Inclusivity in Law Enforcement – Women in Police Leadership Share Their Stories Part II CLICK PHOTO TO PLAY VIDEO By Pamela Antil, Assistant City Administrator, Santa Barbara, CA Over 50 percent of employees in local and state government are women, yet represent less than 20 percent of the most [...]

By |2018-04-11T04:36:50+00:00April 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Help Us Pay It Forward to Women in #LocalGov & Win the BATTLE OF THE SEXES CHALLENGE!

HELP US PAY IT FORWARD TO WOMEN IN #LOCALGOV & WIN THE "BATTLE OF THE SEXES" CHALLENGE! We need YOUR help! We've been challenged by the female ICMA Past Presidents to help raise $3000 in less than 22 days for the League of Women in Government thereby beating the women's record set in 2017. But, [...]

By |2018-04-11T04:24:13+00:00April 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Who is YOUR Mentor? What Have You Learned?

Who is YOUR Mentor? What Have You Learned? By LWG Editor: Who doesn't love Dilbert? Most of us will get a chuckle out of the Dilbert comic strip about mentoring. But, this week, the League is wrapping up Mentoring Month sharing INSPIRING mentorship stories and tidbits! Included in today's post are mentoring moments from ICMA [...]

By |2018-02-07T20:49:58+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

And the Winners are…….The Top 10 Articles of 2017!

The League's Top 10 Articles of 2017!   By Pamela Antil, President, League of Women in Government It’s been another busy year for the League of Women in Government. 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 [...]

By |2018-01-19T00:57:56+00:00January 1st, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments