Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego has been nominated as one of the finalists for EMILY’s List’s 2022 Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award! Vote now for Mayor Kate HERE.
Mayor Kate Gallego has spent her career working to find solutions to complex problems. Prior to being elected Mayor, she served for five years as the Councilwoman for District 8, a district covering much of South Phoenix. Her record of proven results includes leading the campaign to pass Phoenix’s citywide transportation plan through 2050 and working to ensure equal pay for equal work. In March 2019, Mayor Gallego became the second elected female Mayor in Phoenix history and the youngest big-city Mayor in the United States. Mayor Gallego is passionate about building a Phoenix that works for everyone, including her young son, Michael. Previously, Mayor Gallego worked on Strategic Planning and Economic Development for the utility company, Salt River Project. Mayor Gallego graduated from Harvard University and earned an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.