In this Special Supplement of the March 2021 issue, we hear from women at all career stages in local government, from award-winning leaders who have spent decades leading their communities to young women already making their mark in the profession.

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The Path to Developing Women Chief Administrative Officers

An in-depth look at ways to increase the number of women in local government executive positions

Sarah Hannah-Spurlock, ICMA-CM; and Jill Silverboard, ICMA-CM

Leading While Female: Q&A with Women in Local Government

We asked female local government leaders about gender equity, mentorship, and what inspires them most

Leading with Hope

An important skill for women leaders navigating ambiguity and building resilience

June Mighty

Women to Know: The Next Generation Is Already Leading the Way

A spotlight on young women already making their mark in the profession


New, Reduced Membership Dues

A new, reduced dues rate is available for CAOs/ACAOs, along with additional discounts for those in smaller communities, has been implemented. Learn more and be sure to join or renew today!