The only person in Scripture with the title "deacon" is Phoebe.
The First Letter to Timothy lists characteristics of women who are deacons.
The majority of Christian scholars for a thousand years believed women deacons were sanctioned by Scripture and had an apostolic foundation.
At various times in various places, women ordained as deacons assisted at the altar, administered finances,
cared for sick and poor women,
assisted women in baptism, proclaimed the gospel, maintained order in the women's part of the assembly, catechized children