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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

Guest Writer Ashley Jacobs on Waiting for the RIGHT Job Rather Than Just ANY Job

Guest Writer Ashley Jacobs on Waiting for the RIGHT Job Rather Than Just ANY Job When You Find Yourself Without a Job By Ashley Jacobs, Assistant County Administrator, Aiken County, SC Unemployment is an unsettling life event that threatens to disrupt your entire world, including your financial stability, your social life, and possibly your geographical [...]

By |2017-12-31T05:40:54+00:00August 15th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

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% [...]

March 8th is International Women’s Day….How Will YOU Celebrate?

IWD 2017 campaign theme: #BeBoldForChange Posted from www.internationalwomensday.com International Women's Day as a vehicle for change, is it possible? Last year, organizations and individuals around the world supported the #PledgeForParity campaign and committed to help women and girls achieve their ambitions; challenge conscious and unconscious bias; call for gender-balanced leadership; value women and men's contributions [...]

By |2017-03-15T10:24:18+00:00March 1st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments