Zahra specializes in defense, strategy, project and event management, and public affairs. Prior to Gambit H+K, she was the Communications Director for the Norwegian-American Defense & Homeland Security Industry Council, a trade association based in Washington, D.C. In Washington, she also worked for the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce, Mid-Atlantic Chapter and the Royal Norwegian Embassy. Zahra has experience from the volunteer sector in Norway and the Norwegian think-tank Agenda.
Zahra holds a master’s degree in International Affairs, with a concentration in security and defense policy, from the George Washington University. She is a Fulbright alumna and former board member at the Oslo-chapter of the Youth Atlantic Treaty Organization.