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Washington State Judge Helen Whitener is Honored

February 2, 2019

Judge G. Helen Whitener has received the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association’s Diversity Award. The award recognizes her dedicated commitment to enhancing and promoting diversity within the legal profession and the Pierce County community.

Also in February 2019, Judge Whitener was the keynote speaker for Washington State’s first Statewide Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Summit. The summit aimed to advanced DEI in public service by building community and competency among DEI professionals and leaders. Guest speakers included Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib.

The audience comprised more than 600 attendees from Washington State executive leadership, business resource group members, human resource partners, and DEI practitioners.