The Governor's Commission for Women was established by Executive Order in 1967. Commissioners are appointed by the Governor to two-year terms and meet on a quarterly basis. The purpose of the Commission is to promote opportunities for Texas women through outreach, education, research and referral services.
The three main activities of the Commission are:
- Increasing participation in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math;
- Assisting those 50 and older with workforce skills and job placement; and
- Providing supplemental assistance to women.
Phone: (512) 475-2615
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