Zainab Syed | Associate Producer

Zainab Zahra Syed is performance poet, educator and curator. Since graduating from Brown University in 2014, Zainab has been performing & facilitating workshops for schoolchildren, incarcerated women, trauma victims as well as migrants and refugees across the world.

In 2015 she was a finalist in the National Australian Poetry Slam. In 2016, she co- founded WORD Ink, launching Pakistan's first poetry slam as well as other grassroots programs to create safe spaces for creative expression.  In January 2017, Zainab decided to lay roots in Perth for the foreseeable future, and joined Performing Lines WA as an Associate Producer. 

She is also a teaching artist at the Red Room Company and Said Poets Society, curator of  illUMEnate: U+Me For Humanity for CaLD communities in WA and a Humanitarian Observer for the Immigration Detention Monitoring Program at the Australian Red Cross


Zainab Syed | Associate Producer - Performing Lines WA
[email protected] | +61 (0)8 9200 6214