Business Development Manager
As Eriksen’s business development manager, Zahra identifies opportunities to align our services with the needs of clients in education and the public sector. After learning about the specific goals of each organization, Zahra helps educators and local government agencies develop the materials they need to support linguistically diverse communities.
Zahra attended the University of Connecticut where she earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and communications. After spending time living on both U.S. coasts and traveling the world, Zahra settled in Montclair, NJ. She joined the Eriksen team in 2020, with 12 years of business development and sales management experience in the field of educational technology.
Through her involvement with the Junior League of Montclair-Newark, Zahra helps build strong communities by promoting education, literacy, and the arts for at-risk children. She is an active member of her local yoga community, and teaches yoga and mindfulness to kids and adults. With a continual focus on health and wellness, Zahra enjoys cooking nourishing food, reading, and spending time outside.