Community Involvement:

Ms. Kone enjoys volunteering in community projects.

  • She is a founding member and past President of the African Communities (ACN) Network of Washington
  • She has been a member of the following projects
    • Commission on African-American Affairs of the State of Washington
    • Seattle Partners for Healthy Communities
    • Seattle Human Rights Commission
    • Planning and Oversight Committee of Seattle Public Schools
    • Search Committee for the Seattle Police Department Chief
    • National Black Health Project
    • Somali Family Safety Task Force

In 2013, Ms. Kone was the recipient of Seattle University School of Law - BLSA Vanguard Leader of the Year Award.

In 2000, Ms. Kone was named a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow for her work heading a medical relief drive for a rural public hospital in Côte d’Ivoire in partnership with the South Everett Mukilteo Rotary club.