Major: Communication Studies
School: University of Southern California
Sponsor: Foundation for Intelligent Giving (FIG)
Ziad Massarani is an experienced communications and media professional. After a few years of professional development at an international relief organization and graduating with a B.A. in Literary Journalism and Certificate in Middle East Studies from University of California, Irvine, Ziad is now balancing his professional career as a Communications Manager at a Boeing subsidiary with enrollment in a strenuous M.A. Communication Management program at USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism. Ziad is always putting the skills he learns into practice and has dedicated much of his personal time to supporting local organizations, including places of worship, advocacy groups, and non-profit institutions. He looks forward to continuing to grow and benefiting the community at large in the process.