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2 new members for Edmonds Diversity Commission


Last updated 9/10/2020 at 8:15am

City of Edmonds

Sekou Koné, left, and Nikki Okimoto Glaros

The Diversity Commission has named Sekou Koné and Nikki Okimoto Glaros to its nine-member volunteer, advisory body. Here is a little about them, in their own words:

Sekou Koné

Sekou Koné is a first-generation immigrant from Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), in West Africa. He immigrated to New York City in 1994 and moved to Seattle in 1997, where he met and married Alicia. Sekou became a U.S. citizen in 2003. He is a licensed nurse, and in the U.S. his career focus has been in health care.

Koné maintains strong ties to Abidjan, where many of his family members st...

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