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Nov 6 2020

Grant Opportunities

Grant Opportunity: Washington Equity Relief Fund for Nonprofits

The Washington State Department of Commerce has opened relief funding to community-based nonprofits... 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

Oct 22 2020

On October 8, 2020 Washington State Women’s Commission has brought together expert panelists for a virtual conversation about the importance of investing in the prevention of sexual and domestic violence. The video is now available on our... more

Oct 12 2020

Seattle Central College in partnering with the Washington State Women's Commission and the KD Hall Foundation are hosting an online event. Join us to share the untold stories of black women suffragettes, and how their struggle reflects the... more

Oct 12 2020

2020 is the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote. To commemorate this, Heritage University in partnership with Women's Commission is bringing a panel of women leaders from across the state for a... more

Oct 2 2020

As we enter Domestic Violence Action Month we invite you to join our expert panelists for an important virtual conversation about the importance of investing in the prevention of sexual and domestic violence. Learn more about what prevention of... more

Sep 24 2020

Story 

Gov. Jay Inslee appointed three commissioners to the Washington State Women's Commission earlier this month. Quinn Dalan, Anna Franklin, and Vicki Lowe are the newest members of the Commission working to dismantle structural... more

Aug 10 2020
Gov. Jay Inslee today named Regina Malveaux director of the Washington Women's Commission. The announcement comes after the ... more
Jun 26 2020

Washington State Women’s Commission

Dear Friends and Supporters:

First, I want to acknowledge this challenging and stressful time due to the pandemic. I know many are struggling with job loss or underemployment, and we are still... more

Jun 17 2020

Maya Milton is an artist named by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as a Change Maker. Maya designed a commemorative t-shirt to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of women’s right to vote for the Women’s Commission. In this zoom interview, we... more

Jan 14 2020

Senate Bill 6037, concerning business corporations, aims to increase gender representation on corporate boards.

To watch... more

Aug 12 2019

The Washington State Women's Commission is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. The Women’s Commission hired KD Hall Communications to create a video about the centennial of women’s... more

Aug 12 2019

The Washington State Women's Commission is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. The Women’s Commission hired DreamingInColor Entertainment to create a video about the centennial of... more

May 9 2019

TVW Host, Austin Jenkins, sits down for in-depth interviews with Michelle Gonzalez, director of the Washington State Women's Commission, and Toshiko Hasegawa, executive director of Washington's Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. ... more