Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco

Women's Policy
The Governor's Office on Women's Policy (OWP) acts an agent for change to create a higher quality of life in Louisiana by providing research-based leadership on issues, needs and concerns of women in areas of health and safety, economics and education.

The Office works collaboratively with the Louisiana Commission on Women's Policy and Research, Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus and Louisiana Women's Foundation to enhance or expand opportunities of women in Louisiana.

Phyllis Mayo, Special Assistant to the Governor  Women's Policy
Dr. Shanta Harrison Proctor, Executive Director, Governor's Office of Women's Policy
Rhonda Wingate, Administrative Assistant
Eleanor Shirley Program Manager  

Department Mailing Address
P.O. Box 94004
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9004

Department Physical Address
At the State Capitol
900 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-342-2172 or 225-342-3327
Fax: 225-342-7099

At the Old State Office Building
150  3rd Street - 7th Floor/Suite 703,  Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-219-9720
Fax: 225-9726

Office Web site:

Office of the Governor, Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, State of Louisiana