What We Do
- Support and advocate for women’s issues through research and community involvement;
- Establish public and private partnerships to address women’s issues in Washington, DC;
- Provide programs and workshops for women in the District to advance their health and economic status.
In 1967, an Executive Order created the office on a temporary basis, but DC Law 2-109 authorized the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Policy Initiatives (MOWPI) as a permanent office of within the Executive Office of the Mayor on September 22,1978. MOWPI is committed to enhancing the quality of life for all women and their families within the District of Columbia. MOWPI, working in conjunction with the DC Commission for Women, is in a unique position to serve as a liaison between the public and private sectors and the Executive Office of the Mayor. The office tracks local women’s issues, concerns and proposals and presents these ideas to the Mayor and officials in the Bowser Administration.
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 332, Washington, DC 20004
Phone: (202) 442-8150
Fax: (202) 727-2357
Email: [email protected]