About VOICES Lectures: 
In 1993, Francine Read founded VOICES, INC. creating the VOICES Lecture
Series in Portland, Oregon, featuring the world’s most famous women and many
of the hottest women speakers on the circuit today.  It is not a woman’s
issues forum but a series that addresses a wonderful array of issues as seen
from women’s perspectives. Both women and men are welcome to participate. 

VOICES is at the Tiffany Center-Emerald Ballroom. It is a stunning display
of historic craftsmanship and is a classic ballroom-style venue with soaring
ceilings, handcrafted detailing and a full scale theater stage. The Emerald
Ballroom location offers good parking, restaurants, adjacent MAX Light Rail
and other benefits. Rafati’s Catering offers Wine Bar and Light Bites
service on the 4th floor of the Tiffany Center from 6pm-7:15pm for

VOICES Lectures is a four-part lecture series, a platform dedicated to
inspiring, empowering and connecting women in the Northwest from October to
April. Our byline: 4 Amazing Women. 4 Incredible Stories. Each woman has a
unique story; sharing her experiences, perspectives and insights.
Our 26th season of VOICES presents:
– Former Senator Barbara Boxer-Wed., October 3, 2018
– Jenna Bush Hager-Bestselling Author and President George W. Bush’s
Daughter-Wed., November 7, 2018
– Ruth Reichl-Bestselling Author and World Class Foodie-Feb., 6,
– Isabel Wilkerson-Pulitzer Prize Winner and Bestselling
Author-Wed., April 10, 2019