Honorable Marilyn Strickland
Mayor of the City of Tacoma
As an African American and Asian American woman in office, Mayor Marilyn Strickland challenges our notion of what makes a strong leader. She talks about her journey, starting with a job at the headquarters of Starbucks to earning the top post of an international port city. Mayor Strickland is a trustee of ULI and was a Rose Center for Public Leadership and Land Use fellow.
Click here to read Mayor Strickalnd’s bio.
Click here to read Mayor Strickland’s 2016 State of the City speech.