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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 [...]

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+00:00 April 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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+00:00 April 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Today’s TedTalk: Dr. Marianne Cooper on The Power of Us – How We Stop Sexual Harassment

Today's TedTalk: Dr. Marianne Cooper on The Power of Us - How We Stop Sexual Harassment To stop sexual harassment, we must understand why it happens. In her TedX talk, Stanford University sociologist Marianne Cooper shares the research with us about the root causes of sexual harassment. And then, with her [...]

By | 2018-03-15T21:27:27+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

Career Corner: GovHR USA’s Heidi Voorhees on the Top 10 Interview Blunders (They are ALL Fixable)

GovHR USA's Heidi Voorhees on the Top 10 Interview Blunders - (They are ALL Fixable) By Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHR USA I’ve had the opportunity to observe at least 1,000 interviews in my career as an executive recruiter. I find it very distressing when I see a qualified candidate not get a job due to an [...]

By | 2018-03-06T03:07:29+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments