Michelle Wu, An Asian American Woman, Has Made History As The First Woman, And The First Person Of Color To Be Elected As The Mayor Of Boston, Massachusetts. Wu’s Election Broke Boston’s 200-Year Pattern Of Only Electing White Men For The Position. Wu Was Also The First Asian American Woman Elected, In 2013, As Boston’s City Councilman.
Michelle Wu is Boston's first woman and first person of color elected mayor : NPR
Wu’s parents immigrated to the U.S. from Taiwan. She defeated fellow Democratic City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George, a self-described first-generation Arab-Polish American.