Source: Michelle for Mayor campaign’s first video
Name of AAPI FigureMichelle Wu
What is the person’s Asian heritage or ethnicity?Taiwanese American
Area of InfluenceLaw/politician
Date of birth or time period14-Jan-85
How did this individual make a contribution to their field or to society/culture at large?Michelle Wu is an American lawyer and politician who is a member of the Boston City Council. She is the first Taiwanese American and first Asian American woman to serve on the council.
What surprised you as you were learning about this person?She was born on the same day as I was.
Submitted byAlice Fang
City, StateBoston