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Oct 18 2021

Maria Chavez-Wilcox is the Chief Executive Officer of the YWCA Seattle King Snohomish chapter. As the first Latina CEO of the organization, she holds over 30 years of... more

Oct 15 2021


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time dedicated to validating and uplifting survivors and their experiences, and for advocating for behavioral, cultural, and systemic... more

Oct 4 2021

On October 2, 2021 people across the nation gathered to rally for basic reproductive rights in response to Texas' Senate Bill 8, also known as the Texas abortion law, that seeks to restrict women's access to abortion.

In Washington State... more

Sep 20 2021


On Monday, September 13, 2021, the Washington State Women’s Commission was proud to co-host members of the Kenyan parliament with Dr. John Yoder and Dr. Roberta Wilburn of Whitworth... more

Jun 28 2021


On June 25, 2021, the Washington State Women's Commission hosted its summer plenary meeting and its first in-person plenary meeting since the start of COVID-19. 

In this session, the Commission discussed the impact of COVID-19... more

May 10 2021


Thank you to all who joined us for our No More Stolen Sisters: A Discussion for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Day event on Wednesday, May 5th.

We want to extend our sincerest thanks to Representative Debra... more

Apr 1 2021


A sincere thank you to all who joined us for our Gen Z & COVID-19 panel on March 31st.

We want to extend our thanks to our panelists Destiny Henderson-Lewis from Paul Quinn College, Maren Hendrickson from the University of... more

Mar 30 2021


Thank you to all who joined us for our Asian American Women's History: A Community Conversation event on March 29th.

We want to extend our thanks to Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific Affairs (CAPAA) for co-hosting... more

Mar 22 2021


Thank you to all who attended our Inspiring Women Lead! event this past Thursday, March 18th.

We are so grateful to Senator T'wina Nobles and Representatives April Berg, Debra Entenman, and Jamila Taylor for joining Commission ... more

Mar 22 2021


Thank you to all who attended the presentations co-hosted by the Interagency Committee of State Employed Women and the Washington State Women... more

Mar 9 2021

Thank you to all of those who attended our VAWA & Washington Women panel on Monday!

We want to once again express our thanks to Grace Huang, Riddhi Mukhopadhyay, Michelle Demmert, and Brit Wilson for taking time to share with us an... more

Mar 8 2021

Women’s History Month is an opportunity to honor the legacy of women who have made a lasting impact, in Washington State and across the country. Our state has a proud heritage of brilliant, trailblazing, and courageous women, and we at the... more

Nov 5 2020

Washington is home to vibrant communities and diverse citizens who all have unique talents, skills and experiences.  Governor Inslee places a high priority on boards, commissions, and agencies that are reflective... more