About The Company

Maheen The Globe LLC is a Seattle-based, independent media outlet covering global stories and perspectives.

Vision and mission: To increase the visibility of a global narrative, a global perspective, where all sides of a story are showcased. We aim to elevate immigrants and BIPOC narratives. Now more than ever these voices need a platform. We focus on accurate reporting, fact-checked and honest stories.
Organization values and culture: We're all about honesty, empathy, inclusion, curiosity, creativity, kindness and positivity. We work hard, play hard. Our newsroom is fast-paced and collaborative. We believe in mindfulness as a way of life. We are intentional in creating a safe space where there are no judgements.
Beats: Social impact, wellness, culture, food, business, climate and race.

About the Founder

Maheen Mustafa

Founder, CEO, Editor-in-Chief, Senior Writer. [email protected]

Maheen is a visionary, strategic and highly driven news media leader with more than fifteen years of experience in broadcast journalism, media relations, news, social media and institutional/digital storytelling. She founded Maheen The Globe (MTG) in Seattle on 6/27/2019 and has written over 60 bylines and anchored 20 video panels covering racial justice, film inclusion, tough questions around mental wellness with global influencers/experts in the respective field. Maheen has dedicated her outlet to her late grandmother Professor Naseem Shah, a lifelong educator. She started her career in journalism in 2007 at DawnNews TV (the first English language channel of Pakistan), where she had written, produced and televised over 400 reports. Maheen then covered beats climate, culture, business, and human-interest stories at The Express Tribune, an affiliate of The New York Times. She moved to the United States in 2012 and excelled in media relations in award-winning strategic communications, public affairs and social impact agencies like APCO Worldwide and Minerva Strategies, successfully pitching client stories in top-tier media outlets such as Wall Street Journal, Seattle Times, Washington Post, Fortune, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fast Company to name a few.

She also led the media relations team at Committee for Children (CFC), a global nonprofit teaching social emotional learning to kids across America and around the globe. Under her leadership, CFC got placements in top tier outlets such as Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Seattle Times, Washington Post, New Day Northwest, Education Week and Parents Magazine. She also directed their internal and external messaging; created and successfully implemented strategic media relations plans.

She is a collaborative and empathetic team leader who thrives in a fast-paced environment where initiative, strong work ethics, professionalism, ingenuity and creativity are valued. In her downtime, she loves to read, hike, dance, cook, and spend quality time with her husband and daughter, Maha.