Zuraidah Hoffman

Zuraidah Hoffman has 20 years of experience in the communications and public relations industry and has operated her own communications practice for the last five years. Prior to that, Zuraidah served as the assistant vice president and director for public affairs at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) where she was responsible for promoting and protecting the integrity and reputation of the corporation. 

As the owner of a small business, Zuraidah provides PR and communications services to a diverse group of clients. This includes serving as a content writer and editor for websites, newsletters, and marketing collateral.  Zuraidah directs and produces corporate videos, and has developed strategic marketing and communications plans for various organizations.  

Zuraidah also has served as a facilitator for Arlington County’s series of Diversity Dialogues, a world café-style event inviting hundreds of community members to offer insight and ideas on how to create a better diverse Arlington community. She also is the creator and writer of Global Dining, a series of online articles featuring the owners of restaurants and markets along Columbia Pike in South Arlington. Written for the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization, this series is intended to help these businesses grow, increase awareness of the international flavor found in this area, as well as to help various populations embrace diversity through global dining.

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