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Get Ready for #GivingTuesday and the League’s POTENTIAL MADE POSSIBLE Scholarship Program!

League of Women in Government to Celebrate #GivingTuesday on November 27th & Pledges to Match Donations for #LocalGov Professional Development for Women This #GivingTuesday, the League of Women in Government will celebrate giving by matching all donations in its POTENTIAL MADE POSSIBLE campaign. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, [...]

By |2018-11-02T21:20:42+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Education, Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Opal Mauldin-Jones, City Manager – Lancaster, TX and 2018 League of Women in Government Leadership Trailblazer Award Winner

LWG Interview with Opal Mauldin-Jones, City Manager - Lancaster, TX and 2018 League of Women in Government Leadership Trailblazer Award Winner By League CAO, Pamela Antil & League President, Ashley Jacobs On September 22, 2018, the League of Women in Government announced the winner of the first ever Leadership Trailblazer Award. The League created this award [...]

Announcing the Finalists for the 2018 League of Women in Government Leadership Trailblazer Award

Announcing the Finalists for the 2018 League of Women in Government Leadership Trailblazer Award By LWG Editor The League of Women in Government and the National Research Center, Inc. jointly announced the finalists for the 2018 Leadership Trailblazer Award. Announcing the winners, League President, Ashley Jacobs added, "Of the fifty-six amazing nominees from across [...]

By |2018-09-13T16:57:30+00:00August 27th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today’s Infographic: The Underrepresentation of Women in Leadership & Management

Today's Infographic: The Underrepresentation of Women in Leadership & Management The first step in overcoming the massive problem of under-representation of women in leadership and management is recognition. The Infographic prepared by ICMA and the League of Women in Government tells the story of failure across all sectors to harness the power of gender equality. Ensuring the equal participation of [...]

By |2018-08-20T20:24:03+00:00August 15th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Cool Infographics, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Jane Brautigam, City Manager – Boulder, CO on the Importance of Embracing Your Career

LWG Interview with Jane Brautigam, City Manager - Boulder, CO on Being the Next ICMA President Elect, Social Resilience and the Importance of Embracing Your Career By LWG Editor League CAO, Pam Antil recently spoke with newly selected ICMA President Elect Jane Brautigam (City Manager, Boulder, CO). Pam and Jane spoke about the concept of [...]

By |2018-08-20T20:34:54+00:00July 26th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

#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+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

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 |2018-10-24T19:37:17+00:00December 5th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments