As a girl of Indian descent, born in Nairobi, Kenya and educated in England, Zahra has quite a mixed background. She is currently reading Arabic and Middle East History at University of Cambridge in England and will next year study Management. As such her interests lie in the importance of economic ties with emerging and established Middle Eastern markets. She writes for the Emerging Security and the International Business and Economy sections. She has always had a deep interest in the ways in which countries interact with each other. As such she has been involved in Model United Nations and was on the Executive Committee of the East Africa Model United Nations. At Cambridge she has been involved in the Cambridge Union Society where she has seen many statesmen speak, most recently the Palestinian ambassador to the UK. Having recently become a Canadian permanent resident she is interested in contributing to and understanding more about Canada’s role on a global level.
Diplomatic Relations Eastern Europe and Russia Expanding Community Global Governance Peace & Conflict Studies Zahra Sachedina

Minister-Counsellor at the Russian Embassy to the UK, Alexander Kramarenko, speaks at the Cambridge Union Society

Zahra Sachedina analyzes the Russian perspective on the Russia-West relationship offered by Russian Minister-Counsellor to the UK Alexander Kramarkenko.

NATO and Canada Security, Trade and the Economy The Middle East and North Africa Zahra Sachedina

BBM, Whatsapp, or iMessage: How cellphones are a part of the solution to post-war Afghanistan

Zahra Sachedina notes the positive effect mobile phones and their technology is having in Afghanistan and their potential in re-developing the country