PRESS LIST

1. Princeton Echo Article (8/22/14): http://www.mercerspace.com/news/princeton-teen-works-to-change-perceptions-and-prejudice/

2. Community TV Interview (June 2014): http://vimeo.com/99062345

3. Princeton Patch Article (5/17/14): http://patch.com/new-jersey/princeton/princeton-boy-launches-campaign-to-build-bridges-with-special-needs-population#.U_lMdrywJW0

4. Times of Trenton Article (5/18/14): http://www.nj.com/mercer/index.ssf/2014/05/princeton_teen_starts_group_that_defies_stereotypes_promotes_acceptance.html

5. Feature in Shanna Malcolm’s Video (mentioned around 3:15) (12/4/14): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXxT3rmX_jw

6. MTV News Article (3/2/15): http://www.mtv.com/news/2093597/ziad-ahmed-redefy-fighting-stereotypes-islam/

7. White House Press Release of Expected Attendees at the White House Iftar Dinner 2015 (6/22/15): https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/06/23/expected-attendees-white-house-iftar-dinner

8. Video of the Remarks by the President at the 2015 Iftar Dinner (mentioned around 3:45) (6/22/15): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQkGGxZmpqA

9. Remarks by the President at the 2015 Iftar Dinner (6/23/15): https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/06/23/remarks-president-2015-iftar-dinner

10. Washington Post Article about White House Iftar (6/23/15): http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2015/06/23/obama-hosts-iftar-dinner-to-mark-ramadan-and-reach-out-to-muslims/?tid=hpModule_ba0d4c2a-86a2-11e2-9d71-f0feafdd1394&hpid=z9

11. Share America Article about the White House Iftar (6/23/15): https://share.america.gov/white-house-iftar-honors-shared-values/

12. The Arab Daily News Article about the White House Iftar (6/23/15): http://thearabdailynews.com/2015/06/23/obama-hosts-iftar-in-honor-of-ramadan/

13, MTV News Article about my White House Iftar experience (6/24/15): http://www.mtv.com/news/2195454/ziad-ahmed-iftar-president-obama/

14. PBS NewsHour Article (6/26/15): http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/teens-website-battles-bias/

15. Anonymous News Article (6/26/15): http://anonhq.com/how-obama-inspired-a-16-year-old-muslim-american-boy-to-redefy/

16. Times of Trenton Article (6/26/15): http://www.nj.com/mercer/index.ssf/2015/06/nj_student_16_inaccurately_placed_on_tsa_watch_lis.html

17. Princeton Patch Article (6/29/15): http://patch.com/new-jersey/princeton/president-obama-praises-princeton-teen-battle-against-racism-0

18. A PLUS Article (7/6/15): http://aplus.com/a/redefy-teens-against-stereotypes-stories?v=tv66441&so=LsMfthbKiVXgp3PJhziuyi&ref=ns

19. Town Topics Article (7/8/15): http://www.towntopics.com/wordpress/2015/07/08/a-young-activist-who-is-fighting-racismhas-dinner-with-the-president-at-the-white-house/

20. MTV News Article about Teens Changing the World (7/15/15): http://www.mtv.com/news/2209461/teens-changing-world-in-2015/?utm=share_twitter

21. Feature on the Boris and Nicole Show (mentioned around 7:25) (7/30/15): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PobcrK3A0LkMTV

22. MTV News Article about High School Trailblazers (8/18/15): http://www.mtv.com/news/2243434/high-school-trailblazers/?fb_ref=fbshare_web

23. MTV News Article about Teen Social Media Activists (9/29/15): http://www.mtv.com/news/2270448/teen-social-media-activists/

24. NJ.COM Z-Charge Article (10/16/15): http://www.nj.com/mercer/index.ssf/2015/10/princeton_teen_designs_3-d_printed_iphone_charger.html


25. Top Engineer Article about The Z-Charge (10/16/15): http://www.topengineer.com/news-detail/princeton-teen-designs-3-d-printed-iphone-charger/.


26. Town Topics Article about #TheGenerationOfNow (12/9/15): http://www.towntopics.com/wordpress/2015/12/09/teenagers-are-the-focus-of-racial-justice-event/


27. Princeton University Article about Princeton Prize (5/3/16): https://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S46/22/84I86/index.xml?section=topstories.


28. CCTV Interview (6/4/16): http://www.cctv-america.com/2016/06/04/ziad-ahmed-fighting-discrimination.


29. Planet Princeton Article about NIOT Unity Awards (6/6/16): http://planetprinceton.com/2016/06/06/not-in-our-town-honors-eight-princeton-high-teens/.


30. The Daily Star Article (6/7/16): http://www.thedailystar.net/country/bangladeshi-american-teenagers-fight-against-discrimination-1235722.


31. Anonymous News Article on Young Activists (7/9/16): http://anonhq.com/young-activists-7-teenagers-truly-making-difference-world/.


32. BBC Radio Interview on Muslim Patriots (7/29/16): http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04263w.


31. UN Voices of Youth Interview (8/8/16): http://www.voicesofyouth.org/en/posts/interview-with-redefy.


32. YTH Piece on #YouthDay (8/15/16): http://yth.org/3-youth-innovators-leadership-means/


33. Business Insider Piece on Young Prodigies (8/30/16): http://www.businessinsider.com/kids-who-are-changing-the-world-2016-8/.


34. KING&why Interview (10/26/16): http://www.kingandwhy.com/redefy-ziad-ahmed/.


35. Bloomberg Businessweek Feature (11/30/16): https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-30/the-generation-z-consultants.


36. Very Good Light Feature (12/9/16): http://www.verygoodlight.com/2016/12/09/american-muslim-teens/

37. Yale Daily News Article (1/20/17): http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2017/01/20/early-applications-surge-across-ivy-league/.

38. Mic Article (4/3/17): https://mic.com/articles/172970/meet-the-muslim-teen-who-repeated-black-lives-matter-on-his-stanford-application-and-got-in.

39. The Root Article (4/3/17): http://www.theroot.com/muslim-teen-writes-blacklivesmatter-100-times-for-his-1793975181.

40. Refinery 29 Article (4/3/17): http://www.refinery29.com/2017/04/148397/muslim-stanford-application-essay-black-lives-matter/.

41. Huffington Post Article (4/4/17): http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ziad-ahmed-blacklivesmatter-stanford_us_58e37751e4b03a26a365d2eb.

42. GOOD Article (4/4/17): https://www.good.is/articles/stanford-admission-black-lives-matter-essay.

43. USA Today Article (4/4/17): http://college.usatoday.com/2017/04/04/this-teen-wrote-blacklivesmatter-over-and-over-on-his-stanford-application-and-got-in/.

44. New York Post Article (4/4/17): http://nypost.com/2017/04/04/teen-gets-into-stanford-after-writing-blacklivesmatter-100-times-on-app/

45. BBC Article (4/4//17): http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-39492187

46. BET News Article (4/4/17): https://www.bet.com/news/national/2017/04/04/teen-heavily-advocates-for--blacklivesmatter-in-stanford-applica.html

47. CBS News On-Air Feature (4/5/17): http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/boy-gets-in-to-stanford-by-writing-blacklivesmatter-100-times-in-his-essay/.

48. TIME Article (4/5/17): http://time.com/4728113/ziad-ahmed-stanford-black-lives-matter/.

49. AJ+ Interview/Feature/Video (4/5/17): https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish/videos/934092056732302/.

50. The Young Turks Feature/Video (4/5/17): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Z3-tXZ2Wnk.

51. Fusion Interview/Feature/Video (4/5/17): https://www.facebook.com/fusionmedianetwork/videos/1884385824920720/.

52. CNN Article (4/5/17): http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/05/us/stanford-application-black-lives-matter-trnd/index.html.

53. NBC News Article (4/5/17): http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/teen-accepted-stanford-after-writing-blacklivesmatter-100-times-application-n742586.

54. Inquisitr Article (4/6/17): http://www.inquisitr.com/4123309/100-blacklivesmatter-hashtags-stanford-application-essay/.

55. Seventeen Article (4/6/17): http://www.seventeen.com/life/school/news/a46228/this-teen-got-into-stanford-after-writing-blacklivesmatter-100-times-on-his-application/.

56. Bustle Article (4/6/17): https://www.bustle.com/p/this-teen-wrote-blacklivesmatter-100-times-in-his-college-essay-got-into-stanford-49474.

57. AOL Article (4/6/17): https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/04/06/teen-admitted-to-stanford-after-writing-blacklivesmatter-100/22028415/.

58. Washington Post Article (4/6/17): https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/04/06/his-application-essay-for-stanford-writing-blacklivesmatter-100-times-he-got-in/?utm_term=.17a2a7051d0b

59. Mashable Article (4/7/17): http://mashable.com/2017/04/07/ziad-ahmed-black-lives-matter/#h2eOwy0Kx5qP.

60. The Spokesman Article (5/27/17): https://thespokesman.net/1867/opinion/that-boy-who-got-into-stanford/

61. The Intercept Mention (5/30/17): https://theintercept.com/2017/05/30/pentagon-will-be-hosting-a-ramadan-iftar-dinner-this-year-but-white-house-and-state-are-awol/.

62. Teen Vogue Piece (6/9/17): http://www.teenvogue.com/story/i-had-a-conversation-with-every-person-in-my-school.

63. Mic Article on Gen Z Thought Leaders (7/14/17): https://mic.com/articles/182076/millennial-experts-are-over-meet-the-teenage-thought-leaders-marketing-gen-z-to-the-masses#.TbiVBcIys.

64. New York Times Video Feature (8/23/17): https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/23/opinion/what-does-america-stand-for-we-asked-teenagers.html

65. Crain's #20Under20 (11/27/17): http://www.crainsnewyork.com/section/20under20/2017/3480045/ziad-ahmed

66. Teen Vogue Piece (1/31/18): https://www.teenvogue.com/story/im-19-and-didnt-see-myself-in-trumps-state-of-the-union-vision

67. Al Jazeera Comment on #NationalSchoolWalkout (3/14/18): https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/03/cities-student-led-walkout-gun-violence-180314173914183.html

68. VOX Comment on Gun Control Movement (3/21/18): https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/3/21/17120340/gun-control-walkout-march-2018-boys-florida-school-shooting

69. YouthRadio Piece on Gun Control (3/23/18): https://youthradio.org/journalism/we-need-gun-control-we-also-must-address-toxic-masculinity/

70. YouthRadio Feature on Young Activists (4/4/18): https://youthradio.org/journalism/the-legacy-of-mlk-is-alive-today-in-these-young-activists/

71. NowThis Feature on #PunishAMuslimDay (April 2018): https://www.facebook.com/NowThisNews/videos/1892722284151220/

72. LeBron James Instagram Story Feature for #AlwaysBelieve (5/22/18): https://www.facebook.com/ziadtheactivist/posts/957286001097950

73. YouthRadio Piece on #TeenVogueSummit (6/4/18): https://youthradio.org/journalism/3-life-changing-lessons-from-the-teen-vogue-summit/

74. Washington Post Highlight (6/4/18): https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2018/06/04/the-white-house-will-host-an-iftar-this-year/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.0adae692fec3

75. CNN Interview regarding the 2018 White House Iftar on At This Hour (6/6/18): https://www.cnn.com/videos/tv/2018/06/06/muslim-americans-tell-trump-thanks-but-no-thanks.cnn.

76. NowThis Feature (6/6/18): https://www.facebook.com/NowThisNews/videos/1983682221721892/

77. CBC Comment (6/7/18): http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/trump-iftar-dinner-white-house-boycott-muslims-not-invited-1.4694348

78. Teen Vogue Piece (6/7/18): https://www.teenvogue.com/story/2018-iftar-dinner-white-house-op-ed

79. The New York Times Feature on JUV Consulting (August 2018): https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/18/style/teen-college-students-marketing-consulting.html

80. Yahoo Finance Live Interview (September 2018): https://finance.yahoo.com/video/college-sophomore-ceo-target-gen-172902269.html

81. Yale News Feature (December 2018): https://news.yale.edu/2018/12/12/yale-sophomore-and-business-leader-makes-forbes-30-under-30-list

82. TODAY Show Segment (December 2018): https://www.today.com/video/inside-what-gen-z-is-all-about-1415484483872

83. YR Media Article (January 2019): https://yr.media/identity/what-happens-when-a-teen-activist-turns-20/

84. The 74 Million Highlight (February 2019): https://www.the74million.org/article/gen-z-activists-rally-their-social-media-followers-in-verizon-campaign-to-close-the-digital-divide/

85. Cheddar Live Interview at NYSE (February 2019): https://cheddar.com/media/the-college-students-teaching-brands-how-to-appeal-to-teens

86. TicToc by Bloomberg Video Feature (February 2019): https://twitter.com/tictoc/status/1099579709837463553

87. Harvard Political Review Quote (March 2019): https://harvardpolitics.com/united-states/what-you-can-do-for-your-country/

88. Bloomberg Quote (March 2019): https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-03-29/how-gen-z-s-different-than-millennials-companies-try-asmr-memes

89. Redefy Article (March 2019): https://redefy.org/2019/03/19/your-memes-arent-funny-an-american-muslims-response-to-christchurch/

90. Forbes Interview (August 2019): https://www.forbes.com/sites/jenniferrooney/2019/08/05/the-reality-about-gen-z-an-essential-audience-for-cmos-todaynot-just-tomorrow-a-qa-with-jv-consulting-cofounder-ziad-ahmed/#150aa0db3bcd

91. AdWeek Gen ZEOs Podcast (August 2019): https://www.adweek.com/inside-the-brand/gen-zeo/how-brands-can-authentically-take-on-social-causes-to-appeal-to-gen-z/