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Women's Empowerment

  • Celebrate Galentine's Day Feb 13th! In celebration of friendships and camaraderie between the women who work for the City of Portland, WE is hosting a Galentine’s Day brunch. Join us for waffles with delicious toppings (or BYO). Then make a Galentine’s Day card to give to your galentine.

  • Planning Women's History Month March 2018 WE persist!

  • Education Nonprofit JOIN and City of Portland's Crisis Response Team Youth Services Division discussing disparities faced by women experiencing homelessness and/or crisis

  • Our new WE Logo! Congratulations to Lois Waugh for winning the logo contest!

  • Social Events Ice cream social summer 2017

  • Empower & Inspire Through events, presentations, and more, WE works to support the women who work for the City of Portland.

  • Wonder Woman Awards The City of Portland's Wonder Women are celebrated annually at this WE-sponsored event.


The mission of WE is to empower and inspire all women within the City of Portland workforce in a supportive, non-judgmental way. Our vision is to create equity in the City of Portland, leading with the elimination of disparities affecting those who identify as women in the City workforce.

Want to join WE?  Have questions?  Contact the WE Leadership Team.


WE Leadership Team 2017:

Francesca Patricolo, Michelle Hansmann, Natalie Luttrell & Sarah Brenner


WE Care

Opportunities to get involved & give back

Women's History Month Calendar

Upcoming & past WHM events