Take a look at the San Ramon City Council’s official portrait and see what you notice. What’s hard to miss is four white men of about Boomer age standing shoulder to shoulder — and in line with them one young woman rising just above their belly height. She’s about to shake things up there by coaxing the city into the digital age.
She’s Sabina Zafar, architecture leader at GE Digital, a mom, born in Pakistan, and the first woman of color to be elected to the city council. She knew from the start her job wouldn’t be easy, as she’s found out since being elected in November 2018, later as vice-mayor.… Read the rest “Coaxing a city into the digital age :: Architecture leader at GE Digital, a mom, born in Pakistan, and the first woman of color to be elected to the San Ramon (CA) city council (republished from August 2019)”