TOPIC: One Muslim Woman’s Journey Through the Bible Belt
Zulfat was elected as an at large council member in 2019. With over 34,000 votes from a very diverse population she became the first Muslim elected to the Metropolitan Govt. of Nashville and Davidson County and the first immigrant elected to an at-large position. She is the first Muslim woman elected in the State of Tennessee and first Nigerian woman elected to any office in the US. She is married to her wonderful husband of 29 years- Dr. Rahaman Suara. They are blessed with five amazing children.