Biography 

Zainab AbdulRasheed is a high school teacher who believes in education as a tool for social change. She is passionate about teaching and mentoring young teenagers through engaging and grooming them for spelling bees,drama,poetry and essay writing competitions. 

She has been teaching and mentoring young people for nine years now. She recently started an initiative called Champion Within initiative which is geared towards helping students boost their self esteem and confidence so that they can realise their full potentials and impact society positively. Her students have emerged successful in several competitions such as Teenage festival of life organized by Action Health Incorporated(AHI),Lagos state spelling competition,Pen power contest Organized by Vibrant Teen Girls Academy,Change writers contest, NAFDAC essay writing competition etc.

She is a recipient of awards of excellence from Vibrant Girls Development Initiative (VGDI),Qamarh Foundation and Daniel Abdul Leadership and Mentoring Foundation. Also, she received an award for best teacher 3rd position (senior school) at the Lagos State Education District III merit award ceremony 2018.She also bagged the teacher prize for Literature 2018 by Teach For Change Nigeria(TFCN). Recently, she was a recipient of the prestigious SHE-eo 2020 star award for her service to humanity.
She firmly believes that the role of the teacher is like a springboard which can harness the full potentials of young children. 

When she is not in the classroom, she takes keen interest in capturing moments in transit. She is a lover of life,nature, art, poetry and people. She is the creative director of "Zaynab in Transit" a platform where she captures life on the go.She is a young photographer with interest in nature photography.

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