[PAST EVENT] Pulitzer Center Journalist Zahra Ahmad Campus Lecture
LocationBlow Memorial Hall, Room 201
262 Richmond Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Access & Features
- Open to the public
In collaboration with The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the Charles Center presents the third and final lecture of its speaker series, 'Monuments, Memory, and Migration'.
Zahra Ahmad is an Iraqi-Irani journalist who was born in Sulaymaniyah Iraqi Kurdistan but raised in the United States. She currently reports on city business and community for The Flint Journal in Flint, Michigan. Zahra graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in journalism and biology. She’s formally reported for Science Magazine in Washington D.C and the Arizona Republic in Phoenix. Her career in journalism began as editor-in-chief of her high school paper The Ramparts and led to colligate reporting for CM-Life. Reporting in Flint, Zahra’s covered homelessness, fraud, the Flint Water Crisis, a massive pipe replacement initiative and redevelopment.
Ahmad’s article, The Journey Home: Ruins of Babylon highlights our theme of monuments and migration.
Read more of Ahmad’s reporting with the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting.