Takoma Park City Council
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Takoma Park City Council Candidate- Ward 3
Born and raised in Washington, DC, Mimi Diez moved to Takoma Park (Ward 3) in 2008 with her spouse Joel Conlon. They have three kids Alicia Flora (17), Carlos Antonio (14), and Raquel Marie (4) who attend the local public schools and participate in Takoma recreational activities.
Takoma Park 2022 Elections - WARD 3 Forum
"There should be more women in local government, and I expect there will be after this election."
- Alex Hadden
Saturday October 22, 2022
13 Columbia Ave Takoma Park, MD
Join Mimi at one of these upcoming events
Friday October 21, 2022
Takoma Park Street Festival
Sunday October 23, 2022
The popular Takoma Park Street Festival returns for its 41st year of music, vendors, food and fun in Takoma Park. This year’s festival takes place on Sunday, October 23rd, 2022 from 10:00 am-5:00 pm on Carroll Avenue in Takoma Park, MD to Carroll Street, NW in Takoma, DC. Festival goers will enjoy the day exploring over 150 vendors booths, live music from 18 local bands, food trucks and more. Takoma’s unique shops, restaurants and cafes are all open and welcoming visitors.
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Mimi received her Bachelor's degree in Cultural Anthropology at Florida International University and her Master's degree in Global Environmental Policy at American University. She is also pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
Mimi Diez has 19 years of experience in managing corporate responsibility and sustainability programs for large complex institutions such as the Environmental Protection Agency, Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and presently for the Architect of the Capitol. Her key sustainability achievements over the course of her career include:
Mimi Diez was adopted and raised by Cuban immigrant parents who value environmental and social justice. She prides herself in making "good trouble" by being called to action. She is a board member of Puente de Amistad, a non-profit organization that promotes recreational and social services programs in rural Cuba. She and her family volunteer weekly at Shepherd's Table in Silver Spring. She is the founder and former president of the Women of AOC, the first and first female affinity group at the Architect of the Capitol. She served as a Social Entrepreneurship Judge Panelist for the UMD Robert H. Smith School of Business.
She served on the Takoma Play committee, Takoma Transportation Committee, Takoma Junction Vision Study, and currently coaches her daughter's TKPK Pre-K soccer team (GO PURPLE SHRIMPS!!).
Promote and support City emergency assistance to residents recovering from COVID-19 pandemic
Improve city transportation infrastructure to promote micro mobility and alternative transportation for a safer more connected Takoma Park
Welcome responsible development that doesn't polarize the community
Attract and retain local businesses
Connect residents of all ages to city initiatives and improve city service delivery
Promote innovative and sustainable program funding and budget management
Family. Family. Family - Mimi Diez has a HUGE Cuban family with enough cousins to populate this city. Her family's diversity teaches her to embrace, communicate and serve others in a variety of ways.
Recreation - All things that require movement! Soccer, salsa dancing, biking, tennis, breakdancing, rowing, yoga, swimming, cooking, air guitar and walking. Nothing is left off the list.
Service to Others- Focusing on the most vulnerable in our community and beyond is engrained in Mimi's DNA. Mimi has dedicated her career in finding innovative environmental and social solutions for local communities.
Coffee - Because it's awesome.
Neighbors - Despite all the craziness that comes with parenting, work or keeping sane during the pandemic, Mimi's neighbors and community have always served as a loving family ready to support. And you know how she feels about family...!
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