Women's Commission

The mission of the Women's Commission is to provide assistance to individuals and organizations on issues concerning women and to advocate for increased attention to public policy initiatives that affect women's equal participation, economic security, family commitments, health, and safety. The Commission also provides advocacy and promotes educational programs and opportunities for girls to experience a full range of life options.

  • Mayor Menino Signing the 100% Talent: Boston Women's Compact (200)

    100% Talent: The Boston Women's Compact

    100% Talent: The Boston Women's Compact is an initiative overseen by the Women's Workforce Council. Its mission is to make Greater Boston the premier place for working women in America by closing the wage gap and removing the visible and invisible barriers to women’s advancement.

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    Boston: Closing the Wage Gap »

  • City Seal (75)

    The City Kicks Off Programming to Make Boston Premier City for Working Women

    On March 14th, the Mayor's Office announced the first two pieces of programming to support the City's efforts to make Boston the premier city for working women. The "Women on Main" initiative will help to better serve and connect women business owners. Evelyn Murphy, Ph.D economist, former Lt. Governor of Massachusetts, and the founder and President of the WAGE Project joined together recently to present the workshop titled "Work $mart," which focused on salary negotiations for working women.

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