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Why Are So Few Women in Office - and What Will Change That? FILLING

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In 2012, the ICMA Task Force on Women in the Profession examined the current status of women in local government.  The major finding of the report was that only 13 percent of local government Chief Administrative Officers were women, and that there had been no change in this statistic in thirty years. This is a solutions-oriented conversation around causes and implications of gender imbalance in local leadership, and what our communities can do to change existing leadership trends.

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Kent Wyatt

Co-Founder, Engaging Local Government Leaders
Kent is the co-founder of the Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL). ELGL is a nationwide organization of more than 1,900 members from 40 states who are committed to connecting, educating, and communicating with all stakeholders in the local government arena.

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Becky Ceperley

Consultant, Member of Charleston, WV City Council, Appalachia Funders Network, City of Charleston, WV
Becky Cain Ceperley is an at-large member of the Charleston, West Virginia City Council. Ms. Ceperley is employed as a consultant for the Philanthropy Engagement Project of Appalachia Funders Network.
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Sara Eskrich

Alder, City of Madison, WI
Sara Eskrich is starting her second term as Alder for District 13 in the City of Madison. She serves on many boards and committees, including the Finance Committee, the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage Commission, and the Community Development Authority. Her district is diverse and active... Read More →
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Kendra Stewart

Director, Joseph P. Riley Center
Kendra B. Stewart is a Professor of Political Science and Public Administration and Director of the Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Center for Livable Communities at the College of Charleston.


Priya Chandrashekar

Scribe, Volunteer

Nina Satasiya

Scribe, Volunteer

Saturday April 15, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Piedmont Council for the Arts / Chroma Gallery 112 West Main Street, in York Place