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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 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 [...]

LWG Interview with Ron Holifield, Chief Executive Officer & Author, 4th Dimension Leadership: A Radical Strategy for Creating An Authentic Servant Leadership Culture

LWG Interview with Ron Holifield, CEO - Strategic Government Resources & Author, 4th Dimension Leadership: A Radical Strategy for Creating An Authentic Servant Leadership Culture   By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Ron Holifield, former city manager, CEO of Strategic Government Resources AND author of 4th Dimension Leadership: A Radical Strategy for Creating An Authentic Servant [...]

By |2018-05-25T01:40:53+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

In Case You Missed It: Check Out 60 Minutes on Leading by Example to Close the Gender Pay Gap

60 Minutes: Leading by Example to Close the Gender Pay Gap The "Me Too" movement has shaken the workplace to its core. It has such power that it has come to mean more than sexual harassment. "Me Too" is now also about the issue of unequal pay between men and women. According [...]

By |2018-04-16T18:57:58+00:00April 16th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Gender Balance & Advocacy|0 Comments

EQUAL PAY DAY 2018 By the Numbers

EQUAL PAY DAY 2018 By the Numbers WHAT IS EQUAL PAY DAY? Equal Pay Day is the approximate day the typical woman must work into the new year to make what the typical man made at the end of the previous year. Based on ACS Census data, the 2018 wage gap between women and men [...]

By |2018-04-11T04:28:56+00:00April 10th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured|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

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

Diversity, Gender Balance and Inclusivity in Law Enforcement - Women in Police Leadership Share Their Stories Part I CLICK ON 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 [...]

By |2018-04-03T04:58:08+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Exclusives, Featured|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

Celebrate Women’s HERstory Month through @SheLeadsGov on Twitter and #SheLeadsGov

Celebrate Women's HERstory Month through @SheLeadsGov on Twitter and #SheLeadsGov By LWG Editor Women make up over 50 percent of state and local government employees. Help us celebrate these AMAZING women during March -- Women's HERstory Month by highlighting women leaders in your organization. Submit a short video clip or JPEG image with a quote [...]

By |2018-03-08T22:44:21+00:00March 8th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments