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Representative Rashida Tlaib

Elected in 2018, she is the first Palestinian-Ameri­can woman elected to Congress and, along with Ilhan Omar (D-MN), one of the first two Muslim women.

“As a woman of color, I’ve witnessed the power that women have in leading with compassion and heart. Our lens is unique. We see the impact of decisions on children and the most vulnerable. This is going to be critical, as my district is one of the poorest in the nation. Many have not felt like they have a seat at the table. That ends now. I’m bringing everyone with me.”