Sakina Namazi graduated from Rutgers College in 2009 with a major in Art History and a minor in English. She went onto pursue a Masters of Arts from New York University in Visual Arts Administration. Sakina has interned at notable institutions such as the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She worked for several years in the Business Intelligence and Client Strategy department at Christie's. She is currently attending an MBA program.
During her time at Rutgers, Sakina was the President of the Art History Student Association (RAHSA), chair of the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum Student Advisory Board, and the Features Editor for the Daily Targum. She is an avid runner and has completed two full marathons and nine half marathons.