Faihaa Khan Personal Bio/Contribution Statement

Faihaa Khan graduated from St. John’s University with a B.A in English in 2017. Her bachelor’s education focused on literary studies and journalism. Skills attained in those fields has led her to various job opportunities. In 2015 she worked as a lifestyle blogger and fashion intern at World Bride Magazine and in 2016 she worked as a Corps Member at Jumpstart; an early education program designed to help preschoolers from under resourced communities improve language and literacy skills. Present-day she is working as a typist/desk supervisor at a New York newspaper alongside editors, reporters and writers.

Faihaa is also currently a second year M.A. student in Digital Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center. Throughout her studies she is eager to learn about tech programs and data visualization methods that will expand her arsenal of skills. Aforementioned skills attained will help her find career opportunities in media research-her current dream profession.

Furthermore she is also serving as Project Manager/Documenter on the digital project known as “What is a Community Garden in the Digital Age”. Her contributions to the project will include being the general overseer of the group, keeping track of Google spreadsheets, listing data that has been found thus far, keeping track of all contact info and assisting with collecting, organizing and analyzing data.