Sameena Mustafa

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Template:Use mdy dates Sameena Mustafa is a business professional, comedian, actor and writer based in Chicago.[1] She is a founder of Simmer Brown comedy collective. She is a graduate of Northwestern University.[2] In 2017 Mustafa announced her intent to run for Congress in 2018.[3]

Early career

In 2010, Mustafa joined Bradford Allen Realty Services LLC as a Managing Director.[4] She has represented clients like the Chicago Foundation for Women, Dussias Skallas, Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, Search Inc. Prior to joining Bradford Allen, Mustafa was also one of the youngest members of the senior brokerage team for a boutique tenant representation firm. Before real estate, she worked in marketing and publishing.[5] [6][7]

After taking a woman's only stand-up class, Mustafa decided to pursue open mic opportunities in standup.[8] Her work discusses the topics of race, gender, religion and politics.[9]

Simmer Brown

In 2014, Mustafa met Prateek Srivastava, who became her partner in creating Simmer Brown. The group was formed in 2015.[10] The group aims to create shows that bring together people of diverse cultures and backgrounds.[11] They embrace their own culture and heritage. Simmer Brown comedy collective has started a podcast and planning to start stand-up workshop for young-kids.[12]

References

  1. "About Sameena Mustafa | Three Cat Productions | Theatre, Cabaret, and Theatre Education Company based in Chicago, Illinois". http://threecatproductions.com/about-sameena-mustafa. 
  2. "The Sameena Mustafa Channel | Laugh Factory Comedy Network". http://www.laughfactory.com/SameenaMustafa. 
  3. Lourgos, Angie Leventis. "More women exploring political careers after Trump's election" (in en-US). Chicago Tribune. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-women-running-for-office-met-20170407-story.html. 
  4. "Sameena Mustafa Basi: Executive Profile & Biography – Bloomberg". https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/people/person.asp?personId=412007901&capId=411813912&previousCapId=411813912&previousTitle=Bradford%20Allen%20Realty%20Services%20LLC. 
  5. "Sameena Mustafa Basit | Bradford Allen" (in en). http://www.bradfordallen.com/our-professionals/sameena-mustafa-basit-managing-director/. 
  6. "Sameena Mustafa Basit | Bradford Allen" (in en). http://www.bradfordallen.com/our-professionals/sameena-mustafa-basit-managing-director/. 
  7. "Women In Comedy". http://www.womenincomedy.org/single-post/2016/03/29/Independent-Women-Sameena-Mustafa. 
  8. "Women in Comedy". http://www.womenincomedy.org/single-post/2016/03/29/Independent-Women-Sameena-Mustafa. 
  9. "Women in Comedy". http://www.womenincomedy.org/single-post/56fa95b60cf2e3ce9bb25e54. 
  10. "Simmer Brown!!". http://www.comedyofchicago.com/2016/07/simmer-brown-starts-new-season.html. 
  11. "Simmer Brown comedy troupe diversifies the spotlight" (in en). Chicago Sun-Times. http://chicago.suntimes.com/entertainment/simmer-brown-comedy-troupe-diversifies-the-spotlight/. 
  12. Wellen, Brianna. "Simmer Brown, the best south-Asian comedy collective in town". http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/simmer-brown-stand-up-comedy-one-year-anniversary/Content?oid=22217431. 

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