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League of Women in Government & NRC Seeking Nominations for the Leadership Trailblazer Award

League of Women in Government & NRC Seeking Nominations for the Inaugural Leadership Trailblazer Award By Angelica Wedell The League of Women in Government (LWG) and National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) are proud to announce the inaugural Leadership Trailblazer Award. This award recognizes an accomplished leader in the local government profession who has championed [...]

By | 2018-07-12T20:39:19+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LWG Interview: All You Need To Know About The Northwest Women’s Leadership Academy

LWG Interview: All You Need To Know About The Northwest Women's Leadership Academy By LWG Editor The NW Women’s Leadership Academy is an exciting pilot program officially sponsored by the Washington City-County Management Association (WCMA) to advance women from a variety of backgrounds in local government into leadership roles. League CAO, Pam Antil sat down with [...]

By | 2018-07-05T19:28:50+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Kimiko Black Gilmore, Chairperson – 2018 Kansas University Inspiring Women in Public Administration Conference

LWG Interview with Kimiko Black Gilmore, Chairperson - 2018 Kansas University Inspiring Women in Public Administration Conference By LWG Editor The Inspiring Women in Public Administration Conference (#IWPA18) brings together over 250 attendees each year for a day of skills-building, connection and renewal. #IWPA seeks to inspire and support women working in public service to [...]

By | 2018-06-26T18:20:11+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOW ONE COMMUNITY IS WORKING TOWARDS PAY EQUITY

HOW ONE COMMUNITY IS WORKING TOWARDS PAY EQUITY By Shelley Beiting, Executive Director, Columbus Women's Commission  The Columbus (Ohio) Women’s Commission, chaired by First Lady Shannon Ginther, is an advisory body to Mayor Andrew J. Ginther. The Commission works to advance the economic well-being of women in our community; is focused on key issues, and directly [...]

By | 2018-05-31T23:05:21+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|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 [...]

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|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+00:00 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