About the staff

Zachary Ahmad-Kahloon, Prevention Specialist

Zachary Ahmad-Kahloon

Zachary graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2014 with a degree in Biomedical Science and is currently enrolled in a Master's in Public Health program. During his tenure at UNH he worked heavily with SHARPP becoming an Advocate in the fall of 2010. Following that he became the Direct Services Assistant from 2013-2014 as well serving as a staff back-up for the 24/7 crisis hotline. In 2014 Zachary earned the Undergraduate Social Justice Award for his work with SHARPP and the UNH Safe Zones program and was one of the 12 recipients for the Create Your Own Story Award. Zachary now serves as a chair of the UNH President’s Commission on the Status of LGBTQ+ People that combines faculty, staff, and students from across the UNH campuses to look at systemic issues that face the LGBTQ+ population at UNH.

Previously at SHARPP he served as the Male Victim Program Coordinator and Educator. Zachary developed and implemented programs around male survivors for the community here at UNH. He currently delivers a workshop on male victimization that has traveled across UNH, the State of NH, and conferences to help educate people on best practices.

Zachary now serves as the Prevention Specialist at SHARPP where he creates, implements, and evaluates prevention efforts delivered by SHARPP. He collaborates with partners all over UNH to effectively deliver prevention strategies that will prevent sexual and domestic violence. Along with coordinating SHARPP's major annual events he enjoys facilitating programs with UNH audiences all over campus.

Nationally he is a member of the Leadership Council of the Campus Advocates and Prevention Professionals Association (CAPPA) and on the Advisory Board of the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA).

Some facts about Zak

  • Hobbies: Theatre, music, and social justice!
  • Favorite Books: Redefining Realness, I am Malala,  Americanah, and You Can't Touch My Hair
  • What sound does he hate: His dogs barking at 2 AM when he has to wake up early
  • Something you might not know: Zak sang in concert choir at UNH for four years!

How to reach Zachary