Lena Zubaid is from Kuwait and has lived in San Jose, California since 2009. She completed her Bachelors (2013) and Masters (2015) in Communication Studies with a minor in Photography at San Jose State University. Lena is a proud member of Phi Kappa Phi due to her academic achievements. For her masters’ project, she created a documentary titled “Open Your World” where she examined the stereotypes of Gulf Arabs while living in America. Aside from her love of communication, her emphasis was on performance and rhetoric, which is where her documentary derived from.
Currently, she works at Bay Area News Group as a multimedia advertising coordinator and intends to continue her career in the media field. In her spare time, she finds new projects to work on including photography and videography, and she also enjoys to read, sing, play games, and travel. To see more of her work, you can visit her website.