Naz is a regular Forbes Contributor and has written for Entrepreneur and Thrive Global about mindful leadership and corporate wellness. She holds a BA in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Certified Transformational Coach, Certified Advanced N.L.P. (neuro-linguistic programming) Practitioner, Certified Yoga Instructor and lifelong practitioner, and is initiated in and practices T.M. (transcendental meditation) daily. She also co-founded Rise 2 Shine, a non-profit organization committed to helping alleviate the suffering of young children in Haiti. Naz lives in New York City with her husband, where they enjoy spending time with their eclectic friends and taking fitness classes.