Posts Tagged: Rising Star


Rising Stars: Lucia Saldivar, Chief of Staff for Assemblymember Lisa Calderon

Lucia Saldivar, photo by Scott Duncan Photography

Growing up in San Ysidro, just this side of the California-Mexico border, Lucia Saldivar thought she was going to be a musician, like her father. “Music always helped me make sense of the world and my community,” she says. “Then in high school, I learned a new language to help make sense of the world around me, and that was politics and policy.”


Rising Stars: Allison Lim, office of Asm. Alex Lee

Allison Lim, photo by Scott Duncan

Lim describes herself as a problem solver, a decision maker, and as someone who enjoys being intellectually challenged. She evaluates her career based on whether these attributes are encouraged and whether her opinions are respected. That, Allison said, is how she ended up working with Assemblymember Lee.

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