Firsts from the women of the City Council
March 9, 2018
- Andrea J. Campbell is the first Black woman to serve as Council President.
- Annissa Essaibi-George is the first to paint her office "hot lips" pink and fill it with an all-woman staff.
- Ayanna Pressley was the first Black woman elected to the City Council.
- Ayanna Pressley is the first woman in 30 years to top the ticket.
- Kim Janey is the first woman Councilor of District 7.
- Lydia Edwards is the first woman Councilor of color of District 1.
- Michelle Wu is the first Asian-American woman elected to the City Council and the first woman of color to serve as Council President.
- Michelle Wu is the first woman to give birth while serving on the Council.