Zara joined ACS in July 2015 as an administrative assistant and now serves as Development Associate. She provides support to the development department at the ACS national office and assists with grants, major gifts, sponsorships, membership, and events.
Zara graduated from St. Mary’s College of Maryland in 2014 with a degree in political science. Prior to joining ACS, Zara was a Program Coordinator for the Project Nur, a program focused on encouraging civic engagement, leadership, and advocacy among college students, at the American Islamic Congress and was the Public Policy Fellow at Baltimore Reads, Inc. She also interned for Physicians for Human Rights. Her policy interests include voting rights, international human rights, and civil liberties.