Fahim Zaman

409 E. 17th Pl. ♦ Lombard, IL 60148 ♦ (312) 342-1413 ♦ fzaman@post.harvard.edu EDUCATION Harvard University 2008-2012  BA in Social Studies with High Honors, Minor in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations  Coursework in Social Science Methods, Survey/Finance Statistics, Near-East History, Islamic Studies Qasid Institute for Arabic Summer 2010  Funding from the David Rockefeller International Experience Grant  Completed Level 2 Grammar, Level 3 Skills (+90 average) College Preparatory School of America 2004-2008  SAT: 2380 (Verbal: 800, Writing: 800, Math: 780)  AP National Scholar, NMSQT Scholar, President's Service Award, Student Council President EXPERIENCE Health Directions – Subcontracted Researcher February 2013  Aggregated new clinical tools, pathways, and measures for diabetes, hypertension, and other major conditions using nationally recognized forums (stewards).  Created disease-specific care management packets to offer clinical integration consulting to medical practices. mPower-Social – Strategic Initiatives Associate (Intern) July - October 2012  Negotiated assignment with lodging and access to partners in North, South, and Central Bangladesh.  Researched social impact on clients through eight staff interviews and countless beneficiary visits.  Delivered graphics, footage, photo-stories, brand identity drafts, and impact frameworks to the CEO. Harvard College – Undergraduate Research Fellow June 2011 - March 2012  Designed and managed 400n city-wide randomized survey and data regression at $2.50 cost per person.  Revealed relationships between religiousness and activism, and dissonance between narrative and data.  Wrote and defended: Hidden Countercurrents: Relationships Between Religiosity and Social Activism in Urban Bangladesh (Awarded Magna). Harvard Law School – Research Assistant September 2009 - May 2012  Collected publications about Islamic Finance and updated database for 1600 researchers.  Consulted on web tool interface, assisted in newsletter design, and staffed biennial conferences. Freelance Communication Design – Visual Designer/Photographer 2007 - 2013  Delivering public-facing communications to: The Harvard Crimson - Harvard Photography Club - Harvard South Asia Initiative - Harvard University Muslim Alumni - Emicrograph - Blue Park Publishing.  Admitted to: Harvard Innovation Lab: Product Design Workshop by SEAS (May 3rd, 2012). ACTIVITIES Brighter Dawns – Director of Media and Strategy 2012-2013  Worked with small crew interviewing 14 slum families about health, domestic abuse, and water access.  Guiding team to a feasible value proposition and strong partners in an unstable Bangladeshi context.  Preparing and distributing photography, video, and infographics for news, and campus galleries. Ascent Magazine – Chief Graphic Designer, Columnist 2008-2009  Worked with team of nine Harvard and MIT students to visually design a biannual, 44-page, full color magazine with a distinct brand and layout. Food for the Needy – Founder, Program Director 2007-2008  Partnered my high school with a Chicago homeless shelter to supply, cook, and clean for those in need.  Created opportunities to volunteer on monthly teams (in a program active to this day). SKILLS Skills: SPSS, Excel, Randomized Surveying, Field research, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, HTML/CSS standards Languages: Arabic (conversational and literate), Bengali (fluent speaking), Urdu (familiar and literate) Interests: Soccer, Swimming, Foreign Affairs, Strategy Games, Cinematography, Photography

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