During law school, Zena was a student associate at the Indiana University Non-Profit Legal Clinic, where she helped clients form new nonprofit entities, apply for tax-exempt status, and draft bylaws, articles of incorporation, and contracts. She also served as president of the Middle Eastern Law Students Association.
Zena is passionate about teaching and mentoring the next generation. In her free time, she has volunteered as an instructor teaching civics to fifth graders and economics to high school seniors. She also helped teach business and commercial law to college students for three years prior to law school.