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Copywriter , Editor , journalist , writer

Ameena Bibi Meer, American copywriter, editor, journalist, writer. Selection committee Asian-American Film Festival, New York City, 1991, 92; caseworker Sakhi for Women, New York City, since 1991, Calvin Klein, 1992-1994; Salman Rushdie defense Pen-American Center, New York City, 1989. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, National Writers Union, Asia Society.

Background

Meer, Ameena Bibi was born on May 29, 1964 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Syed Ahmed and Arshiya Bibi (Rauf) Meer.

Education

Bachelor, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1985.

Career

Administrative and editorial assistant, Harper's Magazine, New York City, 1985-1986;managing editor, East Village Eye, New York City, 1986-1987;copy editor, book editor, PAPER Magazine, New York City, 1989-1991;managing editor, BOMB Magazine, New York City, 1988-1992;freelance copywriter, creative director, New York City, since 1995. Contributing writer India Magazine, New Delhi, 1987-1989, Times of India, New Delhi, 1987-1989.

Membership

Selection committee Asian-American Film Festival, New York City, 1991, 92. Caseworker Sakhi for Women, New York City, since 1991, Calvin Klein, 1992-1994. Salman Rushdie defense Pen-American Center, New York City, 1989.

Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, National Writers Union, Asia Society.

Connections

Married Andrew Dominic Douglas, May 10, 1992 (divorced October 1994). 1 child, Sasha Iman Douglas. Married James Nathaniel Nares, October 19, 1996.

1 child, Zarina Elizabeth Nares.

father:
Syed Ahmed Meer

mother:
Arshiya Bibi (Rauf) Meer

spouses:
Andrew Dominic Douglas

James Nathaniel Nares

children:
Sasha Iman Douglas Meer

Zarina Elizabeth Nares Meer