Category: #13Percent

Research: Managerial Experiences of Women City Managers in the United States 

Study Title: Managerial Experiences of Women City Managers in the United States Principal Investigator: Dr. Sebawit G. Bishu  To understand why women are underrepresented in leadership roles in government it is essential to study the lived experiences of the women occupying these roles. Doing so can enlighten government and leadership about ways to address barriers that women encounter, consequently … Continued

Thank You Ruth Bader Ginsburg – We Will Continue to Shine Your Light

Today’s #MorningBuzz is by Ann Marie Townshend, City Manager of Lewes, Delaware – “The First Town in the First State”. Connect on LinkedIn and Twitter. What I’m Doing:  Thanks to Nick Smith, I am learning Spanish What I’m Listening To:  My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams What I’m Watching: The … Continued

Understanding Gender Imbalance in Public Sector Leadership

July 14, 2020 – ELGL members Leisha Dehart-Davis and Kimberly Nelson’s “Near the Top Project” is available from Cambridge University Press for two weeks for free. Click here to view this publication You can also listen to Leisha and Kimberly’s GovLove podcast on their research: Click here to listen to GovLove

Diversity Dashboard Outreach Tools

ELGL’s Diversity Dashboard measures the demographic data of local government leaders, and reports that information in a real-time dashboard. ELGL relies on grassroots outreach through our members and network to distribute the quick and easy survey that asks about demographics of the chief administrative officer (CAO) and assistant chief administrative officer (ACAO) in a local … Continued

Update: UNC MPA Diversity Dashboard Research

This blog is by Sarah Hanson, a member of the UNC MPA Research Team for NC Diversity Dashboard research. The research team will share some of their findings as they work toward a final report to be issued in late Spring 2019. My name is Sarah Hanson and I am a first-year Masters of Public Administration student … Continued

Diversity Dashboard Survey Launches for UNC Research

This blog is by Thomas Bennett, a member of the UNC MPA research team collecting data for the Diversity Dashboard in North Carolina. Meet his colleague Mimi Clemens in the first blog post in this series. My name is Thomas Bennett and I am a first-year MPA student at UNC Chapel Hill. The MPA team … Continued

2019 Diversity Dashboard Survey

The 2019 Diversity Dashboard survey is now live! Please ensure that your local government is represented in the 2019 data collection. The Diversity Dashboard collects information on the chief administrative officer and the assistant chief administrative officer only, so the survey only takes a few minutes to complete. Here are some frequently asked questions about … Continued

Envisio Webinar: Women in City Leadership

This blog and webinar is from our friends at Envisio:  You’re invited to join us on March 5, 2019 to celebrate women in local government and learn how to make your city future ready! With International Women’s Day coming up, we’ve put together an all-star panel of female leaders to share their insights on city leadership and planning … Continued

Advancing Racial Equity Conference: Diversity Dashboard

I’m presenting at the Governing for Regional Equity & Inclusion (GREI) conference on Friday, December 14 at Green River Community College in Auburn, Washington! The conference theme is “Advancing Racial Equity,” and I’m sharing information about the ELGL Diversity Dashboard. Thanks to ELGL member Mia Navarro for coordinating this session about how to use data … Continued

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