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Bookda Gheisar - Astraea Lesbian Foundation For Justice

Bookda Gheisar

Co-Chair
U.S.

Bookda Gheisar

Bookda moved to the U.S. from Iran in 1980. She has been living in Seattle for 27 years. A Social Worker by personal direction and formal training, for more than 30 years, Bookda has fought for racial equity and social justice. She is deeply passionate about creating systemic, transformational change, and has a proven track record of grounding her work within communities that are most impacted by racial and economic inequities. She is Senior Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at the Port of Seattle, where she is leading efforts to create a culture of inclusivity and belonging, to ensure the fair and intentional distribution of resources and opportunities, and to expand economic development and quality of life for all.