Mirza Public Relations




Our team of experts has extensive experience with the nation’s leading non-profits and business corporations.

We have a proven synergy that allows each staff member to thrive on the creativity and talent around them, producing amazing results.

We enjoy our work and our clients love it.

Rabiah Ahmed Shazia Ahmad Asra Abdul Rahman
Rabiah Ahmed - Mirza PR President/CEO

Rabiah Ahmed
Public Relations Director

Rabiah Ahmed is a media professional with more than nine years of communications experience. At Mirza PR, she manages the firm’s public relations work and guides its operations, business development and long-term vision. Previously, Rabiah held a communications management position at the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a non-profit civil rights advocacy group in Washington, D.C.

At CAIR, Rabiah served as a national spokesperson for the organization, serving as second point of contact for the media. She helped develop the organization’s communication strategies and represented its positions in media interviews conducted by print and broadcast outlets including, but not limited to: BBC, CNN, FOX, MSNBC, GEO, Al-Arabiya, NPR, WTOP, Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times and others.

Rabiah was also responsible for producing marketing collateral and managing a wide array of creative campaigns. She authored several publications including "CAIR’s 10th Year Anniversary Report,” and “American Muslims: A Journalist Guide to Understanding Islam and Muslims” and is frequent speaker at media conferences.

Rabiah holds a MA in journalism form the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BA in mass communications from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.

Shazia Ahmad,
Art Director

Shazia Ahmad has worked in the professional design industry for more than six years and her education and employment background make her the ideal designer for work that requires a strategically seasoned eye for solid, clean design.

Shazia is an art director who understands the importance of brand consistency across all media and ensures that her work speaks across all communication borders.

Her works ranges from the sophisticated and clean brand of Javani Med Spa to the bold and friendly character of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. She is a designer that takes the time to understand the client’s needs, existing brand identity and audience before designing a piece. Her finished pieces integrate core design principles with her characteristic stream-lined style.

Her work with Wells Lamont, one of the world’s top glove manufacturers, included everything from basic marketing collateral such as logos, stationary and brochures, to more in depth branding such as product packaging, point-of-sale displays, trade show booth displays, signage, advertising and Web site development.

At National Geographic, Shazia handled the design and production of “Adventure Magazine,” a magazine devoted to providing its readers the expert information they need before traveling.

A graduate of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Shazia has a strong background in journalism and graphic design.

Asra Abdul Rahman,
Events Director

Asra is a skilled and dedicated professional with over seven years of experience as an event planner for a large non-profit organization. She is an expert in managing events, schedules, travel, and accommodations with a proven ability to meet tight deadlines, thrive in high pressure environments, and work within budgets.

She has created and managed a wide array of events ranging from fund raising dinners and social events to conferences and receptions for heads of state, international dignitaries, and elected officials.

Asra provides clients with professional, creative, and cost effective services to fulfill their needs for events large or small. Whether you want to host a meeting, a press conference, or a banquet, Asra can consult or manage the event for you and tailor it to your needs and budget.