Welcome to the Bureau of Women‘s Affairs
The website you are about to navigate is evolving based on our vision to bring services closer to you. You can find news about the Bureau of Women’s Affairs, financial data, Information on programs and a list of who works in your government. We provide it here for your convenience. The Bureau of Women’s Affairs does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, and age in the delivery of services to program participants and beneficiaries, employees, applicants and others.
The Bureau of Women’s Affairs was established by 5GCA Chapter 1 Article 8 on May 17, 1991. It is the only agency mandated to represent the female population in public policy process and increase their efficiency and advance their opportunities. The BWA was dormant for nearly a decade, however it was revived by Maga’Haga Lourdes Leon Guerrero in January 2019. Jayne Flores is the current BWA director. Flores also serves as administrator of the Governor’s Community Outreach – Federal Programs Office, which handles the federal Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) STOP and SASP grants to provide services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Check out the BWA’s Project Sottera and our other efforts under Projects.
Board of Advisors
The Bureau of Women’s Affairs enabling legislation requires the establishment of a Board of Advisors consisting of 7 members: five (5) women and two (2) men. The BWA is currently seeking volunteers for these appointments. We invite anyone who is interested in becoming an advisor to please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 475-9162.