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Zahra Sethna

Zahra Sethna

Director of Communications

As Director of Communications, Zahra leads on developing, implementing, managing and evaluating communications and engagement strategies in support of the strategic priorities of IISD. 

She brings to the position over 15 years' experience managing and editing content across multiple platforms. She has an extensive background in communications and publishing. Among her many roles, she has acted as Head of Content and Communications (Equal Measures 2030); Communications and Public Advocacy Specialist (UNICEF); Co-founder/Editor-in-Chief (Rustik Magazine); and Web Producer (New York Times).

  • Education

    Master of Arts - Journalism (1999), Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

    Bachelor of Arts - Psychology (1993), Hamilton College