Salem Afeworki

City of Long Beach City Manager’s Office
Long Beach, CA

SALEM AFEWORKI is an experienced sustainability professional committed to making an impact locally and globally. Salem has 14 years of diverse consulting experience on public- and private-sector projects covering planning and design, policy, and community engagement, among others. She has worked in multidisciplinary settings across four continents for the United Nations, KPMG, and Jacobs Engineering. Salem is a certified LEED Green Associate and Envision Sustainability Professional. She holds an MS from Universidad de Leon in Spain, and has completed management and leadership programs at MIT, USC, and UC Berkeley.



To ensure complete representation and secure federal funds for vital city services, Long Beach is aiming to achieve the most accurate count possible in the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census. FUSE executive fellow Salem Afeworki will create a comprehensive strategic plan for outreach and education across diverse communities and begin to implement the plan. Read more