The Texas Chapter of Women Leading Government (WLG) will host a fifth class of the Texas Women’s Leadership Institute beginning in 2024. The class is limited to 20 women who desire to become city managers. The Institute will offer five sessions over the course of the year and will cover essential topics to becoming an effective city manager as well as explore successful leadership techniques. The sessions will include tours of city facilities and will bring in Texas experts to discuss professional topics and personal development. Typical sessions cover municipal bonds, economic development, communications, negotiating, Council relations, public safety and leadership.
The Institute Sessions will be held around the State of Texas and travel expenses are the responsibility of the attendee. Sessions begin on Thursday at 9am and end at noon on Friday. This Institute offers a laser focus approach to increasing women in the city management pipeline and is sponsored by the Texas City Management Association.
After acceptance into the Institute by the Advisory Board, a tuition fee of $400 will be assessed. Scholarships for the Institute are available pending acceptance and there is the ability to share in travel costs with other Institute Executives. Applications for 2024 will be available on June 1 with a deadline of June 30, 2023. For more information, please contact Karen Daly, TWLI Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512.796.8456