Women Lead at the State, County and City Levels in New Mexico

NM Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, Bernalillo County Commission Chair Charlene Pyskoty, and Albuquerque City Council President Cynthia D. Borrego are honored to recognize and represent women’s achievements.

March 30, 2021

The month of March is dedicated to recognizing the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women around the world and marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality.

Women have been formally heralded for recognition in March for over a century with the first Women’s Day gathering occurring in 1911 supported by over a million people.  Today, International Women’s Day, March 8th, and Women’s Month belong to all races, and people, collectively everywhere. 

Proudly, for the first time in history, New Mexico and its major population center are led by women at all level’s—New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, Bernalillo County Commission Chair Charlene Pyskoty, and Albuquerque City Council President Cynthia D. Borrego.  

As Women’s Month comes to a close, Governor Lujan Grisham, Chairwoman Pyskoty, and President Borrego share statements recognizing and commemorating women achievements. 

“I’m honored to serve as the President of the Albuquerque City Council, and share the news that this is the first time in New Mexico’s history we have women leaders serving at all levels of Government. I am proud to be in the company of two amazing women leaders currently serving in leadership roles Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, and Charlene Pyskoty, the Chairwoman of Bernalillo County Commission’ stated Council President Borrego. “It is even more rewarding to recognize outstanding women during Women’s History Month, and I want to ensure that young women in New Mexico know they have mentor’s, role models and friends to help them achieve their goals as they move forward in their careers”.