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Currently Reading
Cover of Design is Storytelling by Ellen Lupton.
Cover of The Karma of Brown Folk by Vijay Prashad.
White Mughals
William Dalrymple, 2002
South Asian History
Design is Storytelling
Ellen Lupton, 2007
Design
The Karma of Brown Folk
Vijay Prashad, 2000
South Asian Identity
Hyderabad 1948: An Avoidable Invasion
Syed Ali Hashmi, 2017
Up Next
Bengali Harlem
Vivek Bald, 2013
Bengali-American History
The Last Nizam
V.K. Bawa, 1991
South Asian History
The Last Mughal
William Dalrymple, 2006
South Asian History
Muslim Belonging in Secular India
Taylor C. Sherman, 2017
Library
The Namesake
Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003
South Asian identity
A Place for Us
Fatima Farheen Mirza, 2017
The Bad Muslim Discount
Syed M. Masood, 2021
Muslim Identity
A Woman Is No Man
Etaf Rum, 2019
Arab Womanhood
Creative Selection
Ken Kocienda, 2018
Design, Business
We Too Sing America
Deepa Iyer, 2017
SSWANA Identity
Here We Are
Aarti Namdev Shahani, 2019
Islamic Geometric Patterns
Eric Broug, 2013
Are Prisons Obsolete?Angela Davis, 2003
Criminal Injustice System
The Design of Everyday Things
Don Norman, 2013
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Mohsin Hamid, 2007
Hatching Twitter
Nick Bilton, 2013
Business
The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, 2010
Criminal Injustice System

I've had the privilege of growing as a designer through the following experiences:

Summer 2020
Apple
Product Design Intern
Spring 2020
Samsara
Product Design Consultant
Fall 2019
YouTube
Product Design Consultant
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