Apshara Islam

Goodby Silverstein & Partners, Assistant Account Manager

Biography

Apshara’s a survivor.

After enduring a brain cyst explosion, numerous chronic illnesses, and brain surgery amidst a global pandemic, she’s never been more ready to make her mark on this world. By candidly documenting her health journey on Instagram, Apshara’s now a major resource for chronically ill individuals all across the globe going through similar experiences.

She’s also a proud daughter of Bangladeshi immigrants, a published author, and an assistant account manager at GS&P. A pivotal member within her agency’s ED&I leadership, she often reviews creative from her uniquely diverse perspective. Outside of work, she was even an instrumental part in the creation of MENA for ADCOLOR after calling out the lack of Muslim representation in the 2019 conference.

Apshara knows all too well how precious our time here is on Earth, so she’s determined to make the most of it.