Sumbul Siddiqui

100 Days In Office, 36 Days In A State of Emergency

These days, Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui is spending all of her time either at home or at City Hall, which is closed to the public but open to a very small circle of officials. While she’s been able to take care of her necessary duties online, being in her office helps her focus.  The mostly […]


Sitting Down with Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui

On Jan. 6, Sumbul Siddiqui was inaugurated as Mayor of Cambridge. She is currently serving her second term as city councilor. A native to the city and graduate of Cambridge Rindge and Latin, she is devoted to using her position to improve the public school system, increase affordable housing, and make herself accessible to the […]


History Café 1: Digital Engagement

This year we at Cambridge Historical Society ask, “How does Cambridge engage?” On April 10, City Councilors Alanna Mallon and Sumbul Siddiqui discuss “How does Cambridge engage in the digital realm?” Chatting about local politics and their weekly podcast, “Women Are Here,” the two city councilors will reflect on the ways local government has engaged with residents historically, and how […]


City Councilors Bring Local Government to the Podcast World

City Councilors Sumbul Siddiqui and Alanna Mallon forged a friendship on the campaign trail last year, bonding over the challenges of being first-time female candidates. Their friendship has continued over their first six months in office, and they’ve channeled their easy banter into a weekly podcast called “Women Are Here.” The podcast touches on everything from […]