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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

Guest Writer Karen Daly on Reaching the Gender Balance Plateau in 2017: We have more work to do!

Guest Writer Karen Daly on Reaching the Gender Balance Plateau in 2017: We have more work to do! By Karen Daly, ICMA Mountain Plains Regional Director First, you have to know that I fan-girl of Sheryl Sandberg. Next, you should know that she continues to support amazing work on gender balance in the workforce. LeanIn.org [...]

By |2017-12-05T21:39:55+00:00December 5th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Sharing YOUR #MeToo and #IWillSpeakUp Stories is Important in #LocalGov

Why Sharing YOUR #MeToo and #IWillSpeakUp Stories is Important in #LocalGov Colleagues: Over the last month, millions of women have been sharing their stories of sexual discrimination, harassment and assault online using #MeToo in response to complaints about a growing list of famous men in the news. Last month movie producer Harvey Weinstein dominated the news. This week [...]

By |2017-12-31T06:05:48+00:00November 30th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Michael Kimmel, PhD: “The pie can actually get bigger with gender equality so no one needs to lose!”

Interview with Michael Kimmel, PhD: "The pie can actually get bigger with gender equality so no one needs to lose!" By LWG Editor Recently, League of Women in Government President, Pamela Antil, ICMA-CM, talked with League Symposium keynote speaker, Dr. Michael Kimmel, distinguished professor of sociology and gender studies, State University of New York at Stony [...]

By |2017-11-30T03:49:33+00:00November 30th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#GivingTuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday - a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. I hope you will join me and kick off your holiday charitable giving by donating to the League of Women in Government. Why Give to the League? Over 50 percent of employees in local and state government [...]

By |2017-11-29T02:43:13+00:00November 29th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Valerie Martin, MPA on the Professional Value of Risk-Taking

What Is the Professional Value of Risk-Taking? By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant  Women are risk-averse. However, being risk-averse in your career is the worst thing that you can do. Our confidence grows as we continually challenge and even bet on ourselves and our capabilities. So, why [...]

By |2017-11-15T21:53:33+00:00November 15th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments