Tag: Women in Leadership

Call for Writers: Continuing #13Percent Conversation

  Link: Sign up as a guest writer In 2015, ELGL co-founder Kirsten Wyatt started the conversation with the article, “Glacial Pace: State of Women Managers in Local Government.” Many of you read the article and were moved to volunteer to help our efforts. The article has spread far and wide via social media and … Continued

Rooney Rule, Blind Auditions & More…

It’s been an exciting couple of weeks with ELGL’s ongoing efforts to improve the measly 13 percent of women who serve in local government CAO roles.  Here’s a recap of some of the cool things we’ve learned and some of the opportunities that are on the horizon. We also want to hear from you – … Continued

Join the #13Percent Blogging Team!

We had a great turnout for today’s “Women in Local Gov Leadership” webinar and it was a good reminder that we need to keep this conversation front-and-center throughout 2015. Please sign up to be a guest blogger with ELGL on #13Percent issues.  Each week, we’ll feature a new perspective so we don’t lose sight of … Continued

Glacial Pace: State of Women Managers in Local Government

By Kirsten Wyatt, ELGL co-founder; Ass’t City Manager, West Linn, OR Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter The January 2015 edition of PM Magazine features a cover story about women leading local government agencies, and how the statistic has not improved in the last 30 years – in 1984 and in 2014, only 13 percent of local … Continued

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