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Ghazala Hashmi
Pillar of Community
  • Election Date
    Nov 5, 2019
  • District
    SD 10
  • State
    Virginia
  • Social
Pillar of Community

Ghazala Hashmi

Dr. Ghazala Hashmi is an educator and founding director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) at Reynolds Community College. After immigrating to the United States 50 years ago, Ghazala made it her life’s mission to foster a more inclusive dialogue within her community. Marked as a leader by her students and colleagues, Ghazala now plans on bringing her ideals to the Virginia State Senate.

  • If elected, Ghazala will be the first Muslim-American woman in Virginia’s legislature
  • Motivated to run for office by Trump’s Muslim ban
  • Top flip opportunity in the Virginia Senate

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