Born: January 11, 1987 in New York, NY
University: SJSU (BA, Political Science; 2010), University of Southern California (Working on Ph.D.)
Previous: Member, Alameda County Human Relations Commission
2018-2022: Member, Hayward City Council
2019: Woman of the Year (20th Assembly District) [selected by Bill Quirk]
2020: Early Primary Candidate for CD-15 (Withdrew)
- One of the first Afghan-American woman elected to public office in the United States. Also in 2018, Safiya Wazir was elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
- Named “Inspirational Woman of the Year” by Assemblyman Kansen Chu in 2016.