Growing Talent & Encouraging Women to Excel

Our Mission

To inspire and prepare women to be local government executive leaders and support their success.

About Us

Women Leading Government (WLG) is an initiative started in November 2006 by the Cal-ICMA Preparing the Next Generation committee. Organized by female managers of California’s cities, counties, and special districts, WLG is designed to assist female managers in their career development. WLG welcomes all people dedicated to public service and the development of women leaders.

Upcoming Events

WLG Master Class Series (All 12 Sessions)

Aug 17, 2023 1:00PM—Aug 15, 2024 2:00PM



Mar 07, 2024 1:00PM—1:30PM


WLG Master Class Series – Mar 21, 2024

Mar 21, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM


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