This lovely lady is Sonya Horsford! wife of Nevada Congressman Steven Horsford, who recently admitted having an affair with Gabriela Linder, a former intern for State Senator Harry Reid.
Ms. Linder said her affair with the Nevada state representative started in 2009 and lasted for over a decade, while he was the majority leader of the Nevada State Senate and Linder then 21 years old was interning for former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s Nevada office and a senior at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
“It is true that I had a previous relationship outside of my marriage, over the course of several years,” Horsford said in a statement, the Las Vegas Journal-Review reports.
“I’m deeply sorry to all of those who have been impacted by this very poor decision, most importantly my wife and family. Out of concern for my family during this challenging time, I ask that our privacy is respected.”
Moreover, Ms. Linder, holds his J.D from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and the University of St. Thomas. Prior to that, she studied at Coronado High School in Henderson, Nevada.
She was an intern with the U.S Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid from 2009 until 2010; later on, she founded Ohemgeebella Wedding & Events Concierge. Nowadays, Linder is the Executive Director at Dennie Law Offices.
Steven Horsford’s lovely wife was born Sonya Kaye Douglass in 1975, in Las Vegas, Nevada; she is one of the children born to Gilbert Douglass and his wife Kil Cha Douglass.
She graduated in 1997, from Colorado State University and in 2007, from the University of Nevada- Las Vegas.
After graduated, Sonya Horsford became an assistant professor of Educational Leadership ay the University of Nevada; where she later became Senior Resident Scholar, The Lynch Institute.
In 2013, Sonya was an Associate Professor of Education at George Mason University and an associate professor of Education Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University.
In addition to that, Mrs. Horsford is the founding director of the Black Education Research Collective (BERC), Co-Director of the Urban Education Leaders Program (UELP) and serves as Senior Research Associate at the Institute of Urban and Minority Education (IUME).
Furthermore, Sonya and Steven Horsford. have three amazing children together; sons Benjamin and Bryson and daughter Ella.
You can follow her on Twitter here.