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Get Ready for #GivingTuesday and the League’s POTENTIAL MADE POSSIBLE Scholarship Program!

League of Women in Government to Celebrate #GivingTuesday on November 27th & Pledges to Match Donations for #LocalGov Professional Development for Women This #GivingTuesday, the League of Women in Government will celebrate giving by matching all donations in its POTENTIAL MADE POSSIBLE campaign. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, [...]

By |2018-11-02T21:20:42+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 [...]

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 Fire Chief Mary Cameli, City of Mesa, Arizona on Creating an Academy to Attract More Women to the Fire Service

LWG Interview with Fire Chief Mary Cameli, City of Mesa Arizona Mesa Fire Chief Mary Cameli presenting at annual AFCA Leadership Conference By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Mary Cameli, Fire Chief for the City of Mesa, Arizona. Chief Cameli talked about being only one of a few handful of women [...]

By |2018-03-26T22:25:02+00:00March 26th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa ACM & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government

LWG Interview with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa ACM & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa Assistant City Manager & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government. Tammy talked about being an ACM, a City Manager, and [...]

By |2018-03-19T22:13:50+00:00March 19th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Educate, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|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

Making the Most of YOUR Conference Experience

Making the Most of YOUR Conference Experience Are you headed to the ICMA Conference in San Antonio, your state association meeting or regional luncheon? Regardless of where you are headed, you'll want to make the most of your time and your organization's investment in you while you attend the event. But how do you get the [...]

By |2017-10-18T01:04:43+00:00October 17th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Check out the latest edition of the Municipal Equation podcast featuring LWG Founders Pam Antil & Bonnie Svrcek

'Without Being Nudged' - Advancing Women in Government Leadership Women are the majority of the United States, but only a slice of government leadership. On this episode, we talk with women working to turn the dial with research, myth-busting, confidence-building and a business case. (Tai chi, too.) We hear from the heads of the League [...]

By |2017-12-31T06:12:14+00:00October 10th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

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