Mike Zakarian

Comedian & Public Speaker
Comedy/Higher Education/Leadership Development

Michael Zakarian is a New York based improviser, writer, and comedian. Michael recently put up his one person show ‘Christ Kid: A Journey Through Snow Camp’ where he introduces us to the cast of characters that defined his religious adolescence. A former professional in Higher Education Administration, he is one of the creators of Humans of Higher Ed, a satire page for professionals in higher education.

Mike runs workshops at local colleges and universities, where he brings his humor and higher education experiences together to promote leadership and team building. If you look hard enough, you might also find his spot on impression of Mark Wahlberg.

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