It’s easy to be distracted by changes, especially the unexpected ones. But don’t forget that there are persistent issues that we’re still trying to tackle in government. This month’s reading list focuses on those constant concerns (mostly).
Posts Tagged: Women in Government
Check out our comprehensive list of every new woman to the House and Senate and learn why they are so awesome.
The Boston Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement was established in 2014. Only two years later, it’s already made significant process towards its goals of increasing women’s representation inside City Hall and within the city-at-large. In a recent interview, the Office’s Executive Director Megan Costello discussed how they’ve managed to so rapidly grow and become an impactfulRead… Read more »
Need a tech lady role model to look up to? Megan Smith, U.S. CTO may be just who you are looking for. Check out her approach to fostering innovation and STEM involvement across the globe.
Let’s be honest. Even disregarding the Halloween madness of October, this month has been a little scary for women. Disparaging remarks against women have made headlines and really bummed me out. So this month, I’m focusing the reading list on positive news for women. I could use a little pick-me-up and I’m sure you could,… Read more »
October is cybersecurity month– that means we are celebrating the federal government’s cyber women. Check out our favorites and feel free to add some of your own.
To write GovFem articles, we scour the internet daily for the best articles and op-eds about women working in the public sector. While many of those articles end up in our GovFem posts, we unfortunately can’t cover them all in a weekly series. That’s why we created the GovFem Reading List, which highlights the topRead… Read more »
In a previous post, we discussed the importance of including men in conversations about women’s advancement in government. But let’s face it. That’s easier said than done. Talking to men about women’s issues can be uncomfortable. You might meet ambivalence, resistance, or even outright disdain. Alternatively, you might just have no idea how to relateRead… Read more »
This August, we saw a number of articles focused on collaboration. We saw collaboration among women, learned about private sector collaboration for women, and even heard calls for collaboration that isn’t yet happening (Old Girls Club, where are you?).
What do you do when you’re the only person in a role? Get creative.