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#100Coaches100Days

Who Benefits from Coaching? EVERYONE! We need YOU! The League has partnered with ICMA to assist with recruiting more female coaches for the ICMA 1-1 Coaching Program. To that end, we are working to recruit 100 female coaches in 100 days! Why? Because coaching offers value for people at any stage in their careers by [...]

By | 2018-01-02T18:58:21+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Exclusives, Featured|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+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HAPPY NEW YEAR! HERE’S TO A GREAT 2018!

Happy New Year from the League of Women in Government! 2018 is going to be a GREAT year! And we want YOU to be a part of it! Want to get involved? Help us plan an event or professional development opportunity in your city/region? Write and article for the website or newsletter? Start the new [...]

By | 2018-01-01T20:04:22+00:00 December 31st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Guest Writer Heidi Voorhees on The Ten Things Employees Tell Us They Want In a Leader

Have You Been a Naughty or Nice Boss? Heidi Voorhees Shares The Ten Things Employees Tell Us They Want In a Leader By Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHRUSA We’ve interviewed thousands of employees as a part of our recruitment and selection processes. Here is what they tell us they want in a leader, boss, manager, and [...]

By | 2017-12-31T06:26:31+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|1 Comment

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+00:00 December 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, 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+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments