Zareen Abbasi

Media Professional and Entrepreneur

Zareen Abbasi works for Buzzfeed and is a Chicago-based writer, media professional and entrepreneur. A graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she has previously held positions at the Chicago Tribune, FCB Global, and tech company, BCV Evolve. Zareen is also the co-founder of the e-commerce stationary start-up, Kishmish. In 2012, Zareen began freelance writing during her time living in Istanbul. Visit her personal blog to read more of her work at