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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 [...]

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 |2018-10-24T19:37:17+00:00December 5th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interview with Matthew Hart: “We are more in touch with the pulse of the community through diversity.”

LWG Interview with Matthew Hart, West Hartford Town Manager & ICMA Vice President for the Northeast Region By LWG Editor Recently, League of Women in Government President, Pamela Antil, ICMA-CM, talked with Matthew "Matt" Hart, Town Manager, West Hartford, Connecticut and newly elected ICMA Northeast Regional Vice President. Pam and Matt talked and shared thoughts on [...]

By |2017-11-09T02:28:16+00:00November 9th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interview with Wake County DCM David Ellis on Diversity, Inclusion and #Charlottesville

We as a Country do not do well talking about race. Photo of candlelight vigil for Charlottesville courtesy Andrew Shurtleff/The Daily Progress via AP By LWG Editor League of Women in Government (League) President, Pam Antil sat down with fellow League and National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) Board Member, David Ellis who serves as the Deputy County [...]

By |2017-08-22T16:05:34+00:00August 21st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on The Powerful Truth About Not Speaking Up in the Workplace

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant  Women talk less than men. It is only a societal myth that we talk more. When was the last meeting you went to in which the women spoke longer and in more detail? In my professional experience, it is rare. It [...]

Guest Writer Alex Jones on Girls and Early Leadership Experiences & Combating the “Leaky Pipeline” of Leadership

Girls and Early Leadership Experiences: Combating the “Leaky Pipeline” of Leadership By Alexandra Jones, MPA Candidate – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The Numbers Don’t Lie There is a leaky pipeline of women up the leadership hierarchy. Take a look at the disturbing statistics: women in the United States make up 50% [...]

Who is YOUR Mentor?

What We've Learned From Our Mentors By LWG Editor National Mentoring Month officially began in 2002 to draw attention to the need for youth mentors across the nation. It has since become a celebrated event in the workplace both in the public and private sectors. A Mentor is a person that can work with [...]

By |2017-03-14T00:24:57+00:00January 13th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Mentoring, Share Your Story|3 Comments

Guest Writer Tom Miller on the City Manager of the Future

History proves there has been an enduring role for government and its leaders... By Tom Miller, President & CEO, National Research Center, Inc. (reposted with permission from NRC, Inc.) The Role Of Government We have all witnessed an ebb in public trust of government, mostly at the federal level, but also infiltrating local government. History, however, [...]