Zulfat Suara - Unrig Summit 2020

Zulfat Suara

Zulfat Suara

Zulfat Suara

Treasurer | National Women Political Caucus / Candidate for Nashville Metro Council at-Large

Zulfat is a candidate for Nashville Metro Council at Large. She is a CPA and currently serves as treasurer of the National Women Political Caucus. Prior to joining the NWPC board, she served as treasurer and VP of Political Planning at the state level. In 2003, she started the Hardeman County branch of Junior Achievement. She is a past state president of the Business and Professional Women of Tennessee, chair of the American Muslim Advisory Council (AMAC) and a commissioner with the Metro Action Commission. Zulfat is fierce advocate for all of Tennessee’s women and has worked tirelessly addressing inequities that affect women in the workplace, and she continuously seeks to bring about fairness for all. For the last five years, she served as Chair of BPW’s Women’s Day on the Hill and coordinate an annual joint legislative day for twenty five women organizations, on issues affecting Tennessee Women and Children.

Zulfat is the recipients of many awards and recognitions including, the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award, the Muslim Advocate of the year, Outstanding Human Rights Awards Mpower Change -100 Muslim social justice leaders in the United States and Jackson Sun- 20 Most Influential Women in West Tennessee. On October 26, 2015, she was inducted into the Tennessee Women Hall of Fame by the Tennessee Economic Council on Women.

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