Our mission is to advocate for equal opportunity for women in all arenas of our City. We provide educational opportunities for women that emphasize economic equality, and the health and safety of all women.
The Office of Women's Advancement is an embodiment of Mayor Walsh’s commitment to advancing and supporting women in Boston.
We provide a permanent, effective voice for all female residents of Boston by working inclusively with public, private, and non-profit partners on key issues that significantly affect women and girls.
- Economic equity
- Health and safety
- Data and research
- Research on paid parental leave and childcare affordability
- A multi-pronged approach to closing the gender wage gap
- Reducing the demand for sex trafficking in the City of Boston
- Creating specific programming for women entrepreneurs