Zerqa Abid is a mother, a social/political activist, an interfaith youth mentor, a blogger, a TV producer/director, a media consultant, a campaign maker and CEO of her business, ZAPS Technocrats Inc. In the past, Abid has worked at the American news giant, NBC News as News Editor and at ARY Digital Network of Pakistan as the General Manager of The City Channel. Abid is founder and President of Ohio Muslims, a non-profit organization in Columbus, Ohio. Zerqa Abid is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of North Carolina State University. She majored in Mass Communication, TV production, and minored in Journalism. Sr. Zerqa also represented NCSU in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. Congress in a conference organized by National Organization of Woman, NOW.