Our Vision

Every woman and girl is healthy, safe, prosperous, and empowered to achieve their full potential.

Our Mission

The Washington State Women’s Commission improves the life of every woman by ensuring equitable opportunities and removing systemic barriers through engagement, advocacy, and public policy, while being inclusive of our diverse populations.

Our Director

In August 2020, Regina Malveaux was appointed to Governor Jay Inslee’s cabinet as Executive Director of the Washington State Women’s Commission.

Prior to being appointed as Executive Director, Regina served as one of the Women’s Commission’s nine inaugural Commissioners appointed in 2018.
Regina has over 25 years of experience as a tenacious advocate for women and children as a non-profit executive, victim’s services provider, community leader and policy advocate.

Previously, Regina served as CEO of YWCA Spokane, Executive Director of YWCA South Hampton Roads, Legal... more

Let's Talk about it, over Brunch - What Young Women Want Listening Session - Seattle

The Washington State Women's Commission will be hosting several Listening Sessions across the state to hear from young women, primarily ages 16-30, about what issues are most important to them. The sessions will be a chance for young women to share their concerns, priorities, insight, and the issues that are most important to them.

What Young Women Want Listening Session - Spokane

The Washington State Women's Commission will be hosting several Listening Sessions across the state to hear from young women, primarily ages 16-30, about what issues are most important to them. The sessions will be a chance for young women to share their concerns, priorities, insight, and the issues that are most important to them.