WXXI Live Chat with Mara Ahmed
Guest: Mara Ahmed
Host: Elissa Orlando
Guest Bio: Mara Ahmed has a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Hartford, Connecticut, and another Master's in Business Administration from the Institute of Business Administration in Pakistan. After working many years as a Financial Analyst she decided to pursue her love of writing, art and film. In 2004 she took the leap, resigning from her job at the Sentry Group to take art classes at Nazareth College. She never looked back. Her film training began in 2006 at the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, and started shooting her first film, The Muslims I Know, that year.
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