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May 31 2023

We asked newly appointed Executive Director of the Washington State Women's Commission, Grace Yoo, to answer a few questions to help the community to get to know her!

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May 15 2023

On April 14, 2023, the Washington State Women’s Commission held its quarterly plenary meeting both in person in Olympia, and virtually via Zoom.

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Throughout the morning, commissioners received updates... more

May 15 2023

The Women’s Commission was thrilled to be present for Governor Inslee's bill signing for several bills that are essential for ensuring access to reproductive and gender-affirming care, as well as safety from gun violence, for Washington residents... more

May 12 2023

On April 13, 2023, the Washington State Women’s Commission partnered with the Center for Women and Democracy and the KD Hall Foundation to host "... more

Apr 24 2023

Gov. Jay Inslee today named Grace Yoo director of the Washington State Women's Commission, effective May 22. She replaces Regina Malveaux, who left the commission in February. Kelly Wicker, the governor's... more

Jan 25 2023

Yesterday, Women’s Commission Commissioners and staff, along with dozens of advocates from other agencies & organizations, tuned into Senate & House committee hearings to listen to public testimony on several bills aiming to protect and... more

Jul 14 2022

Women's Commission, Staff and Commissioners, were thrilled to have the opportunity to travel the state once again to hear from directly for constituents and organizations in their respective communities.

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Jun 24 2022

This morning, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and the constitutional right to access abortion.

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Jun 21 2022

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Commissioner Grace Huang, J.D., joined the Washington State Women’s Commission at its inception in 2018, at the... more
Jun 3 2022

Part of being human is experiencing a spectrum of emotions: happy to hurt, love to loathing, peace to panic. However, sometimes our low moments start to feel more intense, and we need help beyond just a good night’s rest or a day off. This is... more

May 25 2022


As mothers and women who believe we all have a sacred duty to protect our nation’s children, we... more
May 13 2022

Despite the global pandemic, new business applications in the U.S. hit a new record last year. In fact, 77% of small business owners feel optimistic about their company’s future, according to the latest... more

May 10 2022

Until fifty years ago, the methods for ending an unwanted pregnancy in the United States included intentionally falling down stairs, ingesting poisons, using instruments like coat hangers, risking the unregulated market, or searching for a... more

Apr 27 2022

Thank you to all who joined our April 21st event, “The Pandemic’s Toll on Latinas: A Conversation with Latina Leaders in Washington State.”

We especially want to thank the Washington State Commission on Hispanic Affairs for co-hosting the... more