About VOICES, Inc.

In 1993, Francine Read founded VOICES, INC. creating the VOICES Lecture Series in Portland, Oregon, a multi-evening series filled with insight, inspiration and intelligent talk. Over the years the series has featured the world’s most interesting 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. Speakers say the audiences are the best; warm, educated and eager to participate — a great group of women and men. 

VOICES moved to the Tiffany Center-Emerald Ballroom Feb 5, 2014. 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. Open and expansive, it offers 4,000 square feet of stunning ambiance. 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 subscribers.


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