Why Aren’t There More Female Chief Executives?

To Move the Needle Forward, We Need YOUR HELP! By LWG Editor Over 50 percent of employees in local and state government are women, yet less than 20 percent are represented at the most senior executive level of local government. The League is working hard to move the needle forward! But, we need YOUR help! [...]

By | 2017-05-24T20:38:51+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Support, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our Symposium Keynote Will Answer the Question: What does feminism have to do with men?

By LWG Editor The League of Women in Government is partnering once again with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) for our annual Symposium Event! The Symposium program planning is well underway and keynote speaker Dr. Michael Kimmel has been secured: KEYNOTE SPEAKER: This year our Keynote Speaker is none other than Dr. Michael Kimmel, [...]

By | 2017-03-31T00:27:27+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Today’s TED Talk: Carol Sankar on How Confidence is a Beautiful Accessory

The Confidence Factor Women in the United States are to earn at the same capacity as men by 2020. Although the research suggests the same, we are finding details that due to the confidence of women, that number would probably be more significant around 2025. Due to this compelling research that I [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:57+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Writer Jan Perkins on Marching for Our Ancestors

Still Marching After All These Years! We Won’t Go Back! By Jan Perkins, Senior Partner, Management Partners (former city manager) On January 21st, a beautiful sunny day, I participated in the Orange County Women’s March in downtown Santa Ana along with a number of friends and over 20,000 other people of all ages and cultures, [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:57+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mentoring, Coaching and Preventing Bullying in the Workplace – Part 1

What YOU Need to Know Before You Become a Mentor or Coach By Valerie Martinelli, Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Over the past few weeks I have had the privilege of sharing my insights about mentorship for women on a podcast and in a magazine interview. One of my biggest professional [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:57+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Writer Dan Singer on the Importance of the Women’s March on Washington

IT IS THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE GOVERNMENT WORK! By Dan Singer It's an exhilarating and rewarding thing when thousands of people - often complete strangers - come together around a singular event or cause. You experience the pure energy of it when you attend a concert or a sporting event; brought together around an [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:57+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

Who is YOUR Mentor?

What We've Learned From Our Mentors By LWG Editor National Mentoring Month officially began in 2002 to draw attention to the need for youth mentors across the nation. It has since become a celebrated event in the workplace both in the public and private sectors. A Mentor is a person that can work with [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:57+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Mentoring, Share Your Story|3 Comments


By LWG Editor It’s been another busy year for the League. 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 is essential. We’re also very proud of the original content being written by our supporters and [...]

AMAZING Women, Accomplishments & Goals…

What are YOU most proud of achieving in 2016? What are YOUR goals for 2017? 2016 will go down in the record books as one of the most unusual, controversial years in history! Between the discord of the national election and unprecedented civil discord across the world to the unbelievable athleticism of the summer Olympics [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:58+00:00 December 31st, 2016|#GenderBalance, Encourage, Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments