Zahra Ebrahim Biography

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Zahra Ebrahim

Zahra Ebrahim is a faculty member at the University of Toronto and Co-director of Doblin Canada. She previously founded and led archiTEXT, a design-based innovation studio, and is currently the co-lead on the Community.Design.Initiative., which engages marginalized youth in architecture and design in Toronto’s priority neighbourhoods. Ebrahim uses design and design processes to explore community engagement, institutional innovation, and participatory citybuilding. Her work has been featured in Luminato, Nuit Blanche, Toronto Design Offsite, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, and CBC.