I turn the possibility around in my hand like a Rubik’s cube, dwell on the truth of it. Softly, the answer alights. It is true. This is very likely exactly how we will feel ..." Read on.
It often fell to my husband to play the roles formerly held by my aunts and grandparents, siblings and parents. My cheerleader, my rock of Gibraltar — he had to be all those things and no one had prepared him to do any of it. How could one man do the work of an entire extended family?"
- Colorado Technical UniversityContent Strategist, 2014
- Foodmix CommunicationsDirector, PR & Social Media, 2012 - 2013
- IFANCADirector, PR, Content Strategy & Social Media, 2012 - 2012
- iXL, CIOGCContent Strategist
- Founding Board Member: Refugee Assistance Programs, Advisory Board Member: Asian American Retirees Association
- Volunteer: DuPage United, Meals on Wheels
- Chicago Tonight, PBS (past)
- On Being - On Air (past)
- Huffington Post (past)
- NPR Commentaries (past)
- Common Ground News Service (current)
- Halal Consumer Magazine (current)
- Chicago Tribune (past)
- Narnia for the Mind (current)
- Saudi Aramco World (past)
- Halal Journal (past)
- Chicago Crescent (past)
- Sound Vision (past)
- Chicago Parent magazine (past)
- Halal Journal (current)
- Buzz (current)
Experienced Communications and Content Strategist, including Social Media Strategy. PR, branding and editorial experience with six years in a supervisory role. Quality focused with proven leadership in developing organizational capability. Demonstrated track record of building strong client and media relationships. Excellent consulting and presentation skills, client service, communication, and team-building skills. Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills. Bring international marketing and advertising experience to the table. Fluent in Urdu & Hindi, besides English.
Extensive social media experience including blogging, community development and management, social bookmarking, commenting, etc. Capable of independent thinking, decision-making, and consensus-building. Currently pursuing MSC in Communications at Northwestern University.
Expert on Halal, Mainstream, South Asian and Middle Eastern immigrant and refugee communities in the USA, especially Chicago.
NPR, PBS and WBEZ commentator. Internationally syndicated writer for Common Ground News Service. By-lines in over 31 publications, globally. Huffington Post blogger.
Avocation: Specialize in refugee resettlement issues and inter-faith projects. Two time award-winning Founder/ Director of Refugee Assistance Programs.
Content Marketing | Integrated Marketing Communications | Branding | Media Strategy | Halal | Refugees | Interfaith | Islam | Parenting | Relationships
- Northwestern University,MS Communications, 2011 - 2012
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