Zuraidah Hoffman

Moderator, International Cooperative Communications Professional

Zuraidah Hoffman in an independent consultant with more than 20 years of experience in communications.

She is currently supporting the Overseas Cooperative Development Council to promote a campaign that showcases cooperatives as locally led development partners.

Her cooperative journey began with NRECA International, a US-based global rural electrification NGO that takes its roots from the American electric cooperative movement. She continues to support their communication needs and travels the world to produce stories on the impact rural electric cooperatives have on improving lives. In 2021, Zuraidah was the MC for the International Cooperative Alliance’s (ICA) 33rd World Cooperative Congress in Seoul and led the Congress communications team from her home office in Washington DC. She also served as ICA’s interim communications director in 2019.

Zuraidah is an alumnus of The George Washington University, in Washington, D.C.