Saffana Monajed

Senior Planner

Saffana is a mathematician and story-teller who enjoys contextualising the experience of ethnic minorities based on data and real-life insights. Currently, she is learning SQL and Python to better hone her data capabilities to perfect proposals, turning sceptics of multicultural marketing into believers.

Saffana has worked across different Omnicom departments gaining a deeper understanding of commitments as well as optimising media planning to reach niche audiences. She has successfully planned campaigns for several Government clients as well as brands such as Sainsbury’s, Lidl and Macmillan to name a few

Alongside her work at OMG UNITE, Saffana is co-founder of Project Ribcage – a platform dedicated to interviewing and broadcasting amazingly accomplished Muslim women with the hope of inspiring a younger generation. Project Ribcage also includes mentoring and coaching young women, hosting events, speaking in schools and providing CV and career advice. Hailed a ‘Trailblazing Muslim woman’, Saffana has featured in the Stylist and Buzzfeed for her work.

Saffana Monajed

In 3 words

Trying to improve.

Desert-island luxury item

If a phone is cheating, then herbs and spices.

Personal motto

You got dis.

Interests outside of work

Running, chatting with good folks, teaching Maths and trying to be who I wished existed when I was younger.

Stand up. Stand out.
Stand united.