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The Life Saved by Purpose

Did you ever think a photo could lead from a terrible diagnosis to your purpose? Well, that’s exactly what happened to Zaakirah Muhammad. 

Zaakirah is a cancer survivor, world traveler, author, podcaster, creative strategist, professional photographer, and digital marketer. She is the founder of Phocused Media Group where she helps women entrepreneurs to make their brand look good and advise on the best social media tactics for growth and consistency. At 6 months old, a camera saved her life.

Seeing Life Through a Different Lens

In this episode we covered…
  • How a camera saved her life when she was 6 months old

  • Why her mom gifted her a camera at 5 years old? 

  • How Zaakirah got started in photography
  • How she discovered her purpose
  • The impact Zaakirah has had on others through her purpose
  • What prompted her to write a book
  • The one thing she wants readers to walk away with after reading her book

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