The League of Women in Government serves as the umbrella organization to support local and...

To help women succeed in public service by enhancing career-building models that develop...

Legacy Project

Helping women succeed in public service.

16/50 Project

Empowering Women to Lead Local Government

An overview of women members of ICMA.

ICMA equity and inclusion logo
Since 1974, with the first Task Force on Women in the Profession, ICMA


On International Women's Day, ICMA and the League of Women in Government hosted...

Opportunities for any employee to serve as a leader

Learn how to use racial equity tools to evaluate your organization's equity and inclusion efforts.

Moving the Needle Lead Image

Join us at ICMA’s inaugural Equity Summit, Moving the Needle, a virtual learning event focused on advancing racial equity in local government. 

ICMA 2021 conference

Scheduled for October 3-6, 2021 in Portland, Oregon and Digital


A PM Special Supplement exploring what it means to be a woman in local government today

Firefighter Sandy Dostal, Excelsior Councilmember Lou Dierking, Tonka Bay City Administrator Kathy Laur, and Fire Marshal Kellie Murphy-Ringate

A city administrator with a burning desire to experience the world of firefighting

A feature of the PM special supplement, "Women Influencing Local Government," in honor of

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

A feature of the PM special supplement, "Women Influencing Local Government," in honor of


Professional Growth at Every Career Stage

Learn as a Mentee, Be a Mentor, and Pay It Forward

Hear how six female managers are earning the respect of their peers and breaking down...

Blog Posts

An opportunity to motivate staff member to reach their potential and round themselves out as they reach milestones within their professional careers.

Integrating microgrids into the electric grid can help communities build resiliency against climate crises.

Will this translate into more women managers getting hired?

Learn about new DoT infrastructure grant opportunities, the potential end of Pax-Americana, the SheLeadsGov virtual forum, the Solar@Scale webinar series and guidebook, and more!

Daily methods for local government leaders to be resilient.

Results of a recent MissionSquare Research Institute DEI survey of local government and public K-12 human resources managers.

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Congratulations to local government professionals who are newly joined, transfers in status (membership upgrades), and reinstatements as full ICMA members.

Congratulations to these recently retired ICMA members who have been granted Life membership.

Summary of four cases, all of which will impact the day-to-day operations of local governments.

Congratulations to these ICMA members, who have recently retired from the profession.

The importance of setting the right tone from the start

This month we bring you a double Member Spotlight featuring a brother and sister who are both city managers!

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