WRITER AND ARTIST
For over 20 years, Sakina has been writing stories, news articles, and self-publishing books.
She also creates artwork in a variety of media, including digital art, plasticine illustration, and animation.
April 2017-Jul7 2018
Copywriting including blogging, sales copy, video scripts and infograph text. I also managed the social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
2010 - 2015
COLUMNIST, MUSLIM LINK NEWSPAPER
I wrote local and international news articles and also took over the Kids World section, creating children's activities. For the last 4 years, I had a regular column called "Journey Towards the Light", discussing the issues surrounding Canadian converts to Islam.
FREELANCE SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
I design custom social media images for small businesses for all accounts, working with clients to design appealing Instagram grids, relevant Facebook posts, and fascinating pins for Pinterest.
What I’ve Learned
PURSUING BACHELOR'S OF ISLAMIC STUDIES, I.O.U.
I am presently enrolled in the Islamic Online University with a goal of becoming a translator of classical Arabic books for English Muslims.
ONTARIO ACADEMIC CREDIT DIPLOMA, WITH HONORS
I graduated secondary school with honors in the arts and writing.
I received on-the-job training in copywriting at my former position. I am also taking online courses to increase my skill in copywriting.
"Unquestionably, by the remembrance of Allah hearts are assured."