Zakiyah joined Public Welfare Foundation in 2018 with a background in event management, communications and development. Most recently, she worked for Sasha Bruce Youthwork supporting efforts to improve the lives of at risk and homeless youth in the District of Columbia. Zakiyah is passionate about helping underserved populations work together to better themselves and their surrounding communities. As an active volunteer she works to support efforts around education, healthcare, women’s rights and young people. Zakiyah is a California native and received her B.A. from Howard University.