Aleenah Ansari

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Lives In

Seattle, WA


  • University of Washington


  • Technology, representation in media, travel

  • Aleenah has written about travel, entrepreneurship, and representation in media for Insider, The Seattle Times, Kulfi, Time out, and more.
  • As a product marketing manager at Microsoft, Aleenah is supporting the adoption of Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Search in the classroom, customer storytelling, and go-to market strategy.
  • As a writing consultant, Aleenah has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs, students, and professionals in tech to help them land their dream roles, grad school offers, and research opportunities. More importantly, she helps people feel more confident in telling their stories.


Aleenah Ansari (she/her) is equal parts storyteller, creative problem solver, and journalist at heart who's rooted in the stories of people behind products, companies, and initiatives. She’s written about travel, entrepreneurship, mental health and wellness, and representation in media for Insider, CNBC, The Seattle Times, Kulfi, and more. She's also a 2021 ADCOLOR FUTURE, Human Centered Design & Engineering alumna, and 425 Business 30 under 30 honoree. You can usually find her searching for murals in Seattle and beyond, reading a book by a BIPOC author, and planning her next trip to New York. Learn more at her website.


Aleenah received a B.S. in human-centered design and engineering and a B.A. in comparative history of ideas from the University of Washington.

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