Zara Bott-Goins


Hometown: Edwardsville, Illinois, U.S.A.

Education: I received my undergraduate degree in Political Science from Southern Illinois University. I also have a master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from the American Graduate School of Paris.

Role at Djembe Communications: Account Director.

Specialties: International development, corporate social responsibility, writing and research.

Experience: I have over ten years of experience in international development and nonprofit management with projects based in North America and throughout the African continent.

I’m passionate about PR because: I enjoy the dynamic nature of this field. Good communication is the foundation of creating positive change in the world and effective PR work allows me to be a part of that change.

Dream Job: Farmer. I love working with my hands. Seeing new blooms and an overflowing garden is one of my greatest joys.

Best Way to Unwind from PR: Practicing yoga and being outside in the woods or by the ocean every chance I can get.

Memorable PR Homerun: Ask me in a year!

Favorite City for Business Travel: Paris or Nairobi.

Twitter or Facebook: Facebook.

Social Media of Choice: Facebook.

Window or Aisle: Aisle.