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Zainab Pate

Writer

Zainab Pate is a sophomore at the Miss Porter’s School in Connecticut. A passionate social activist, she is committed to combating colorist stigmas affecting dark-skinned women and decolonizing mainstream beauty standards. While raising awareness of this racism particularly on social media, Zainab hopes to create a purposeful space to uplift black women voices. In her free time, Zainab enjoys skateboarding, photography, and listening to podcasts.