ZAYNAB IS A STUDENT AT BARUCH COLLEGE, MAJORING IN MULTIMEDIA CREATIVE COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING, RESIDING IN NEW YORK.
Following two internships in high school, Zaynab has worked in marketing at Time Inc., Afterpay Touch Group, Iconix Brand Group, and in editorial at The Knot WW and ArtistosLifestyle.com.
Most recently, Zaynab has designed, written, and published the zine-style cookbook let’s eat, a collection of East African + Indian recipes intended to be shared. The book places emphasis on food as a holistic experience that sparks joy and conversation, ultimately bringing people together and encouraging sharing.
In her free-time, she enjoys developing recipes, traveling, restaurant hopping, browsing through magazines, drinking matcha chai lattes, and exploring galleries and museums.
City over suburbs. Matcha over earl grey. SUV over sedan. Music over podcasts. Cookies over cake. Swimming over running. Sneakers over heels. Mascara over eyeliner. Pancakes over waffles. Train over plane. Movies over TV. Summer over winter. Classical art over modern art. Cafes over restaurants. Morning over evening. Cats over dogs. Museums over libraries. Sit down over drive through. Cinema over theatre. Love over money. Chocolate over vanilla. Comedy over horror. Flowers over plants. Computer over phone. Fro yo over ice cream. Fitzgerald over Hemingway. Tattoos over piercings. Print over digital. Salty over sweet. Leather over lace. Breakfast over dinner. TikTok over Instagram. Apartment over house. Walking over subway. Dunkin over Starbucks. iPhone over Android. Kraft over Annies. Pizza over burgers. Sunrise and sunset. Calls over texts. Espresso over drip. magazines over books.