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

Grace Yoo was appointed Executive Director of the Washington State Women's Commission in May 2023. Before joining the Women's Commission, Grace worked for Starbucks, where she led the company's efforts to reduce the environmental impact of its retail stores. Her team was recognized by President Biden's administration as part of the Federal Buy Clean initiative.

Prior to joining Starbucks, Yoo served as a diplomat with the U.S. Foreign Service, where she covered topics such as human rights and labor issues at American embassies in China, Korea and Germany. In her overseas consular... more

Fall Public Plenary Meeting Day 2 - October 6, 2023

Meeting Details

The Women's Commission will convene day two of its Fall Plenary meeting October 6th.

The meeting will be a hybrid meeting with in-person attendance in Yakima, WA.