Our goal at Ayada Leads is to strengthen our democracy by allowing everyone the opportunity to participate in the civic process, revealing the full range of talent that America has to offer for elected office.
Senator Zaynab Mohamed has made history as the first Muslim, Somali and black woman to serve in the Minnesota state Senate. She represents MN District 63rd which encompasses the Southeastern corner of Minneapolis, the Eastern part of Richfield and Fort Snelling.
Amane Badhasso is an international human rights advocate and democracy champion. Over the course of her career, she has played an integral role in organizing both local and global communities, engaging Minnesota's diverse communities in domestic and international affairs. During the 2022 election, Amane ran for office in Minnesota's Fourth Congressional District.
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is the first woman Ayada Leads recruited to run for office. She represents MN District 5 which encompasses Minneapolis & surrounding suburbs