DIMPLE AJMERA

Company: Charlotte City Council
Position: Councilwoman, District 5
Age: 30

WHERE WERE YOU BORN?

Surat, India.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU LIVED IN CHARLOTTE AREA?

Over 6 years. My family also lived in Durham, North Carolina.

TELL US A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT YOU?

I am a CPA by profession and I am very passionate about public service.

DURING YOUR TIME VOLUNTEERING FOR A COMMUNITY ACTIVITY OR PROJECT, WHAT IS YOUR MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT?

When my group served and fed homeless people in center city Charlotte.

IN YOUR OPINION, HOW OD YOU CONTRIBUTE TO THE COMMUNITY?

I am extremely focused and work tirelessly for economic opportunities, safe neighborhoods, high quality public transportation and quality of life for all Charlotte’s residents.

WHAT ARE YOUR HOBBIES OR INTEREST?

I love dancing, singing, going to local fairs and festivals, and exploring new cultures.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE THAT YOU STAND BY?

“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little” - President Franklin Roosevelt.

WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN 5 YEARS?

Regardless of my official position in 5 years I will continue to be a strong advocate for economic mobility, social justice, and unity.

CAN YOU SHARE ONE THING THAT IS ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?

That I will see the Eastland Mall area in East Charlotte become a top destination point for the entire region.

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU USED YOUR PASSPORT?

I went to Costa Rica in 2016.

WHAT IS A FUN FACT ABOUT YOURSELF THAT NO ONE KNOWS?

I once worked as a Police Cadet in college.

WHO IS YOUR HERO?

My mom an dad and Mahatma Gandhi.

WHAT WAS THE LAST BOOK YOU READ?

“The Power” by Rhonda Byrne.

WHAT WAS THE LAST MOVIE YOU SAW?

“Hidden Figures”.

WHAT WAS THE LAST CONCERT YOU SAW?

Every Day is a concert in my life!