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May 31 2024


Meet Olivia!

Hello! My name is Olivia Efird, and... more

May 13 2024

Washington State Women’s Commission staff and commissioners convened in Moses Lake at the end of April for our quarterly plenary meeting.


Every plenary meeting includes presentations from organizations and... more

May 5 2024

The Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI) reports that murder is the third leading cause of death for Native women. In the institute’s... more

Apr 17 2024

Dr. Rachel Chapman is an activist, artist, poet, and associate professor at the University of Washington. She has over 20 years of experience studying health systems and teaching about the disparities within.

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Mar 11 2024

Top Diplomats shed light on global priorities and challenges for gender equity.  

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Mar 5 2024

Olympia, WA – Washington State Women’s Commission kicked of the state’s first-ever “Women MAKING History” month with a half-day event dedicated to the incredible women... more

Feb 29 2024

Click the link below to see all the work the Women's Commission has accomplished in our first 5 years as an agency! 

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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.

Partner Presentations

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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