Kenza began her work in social action in the U.S,. leading civic education programmes in youth jails, and most recently guided policy in an Ohio-based organisation advocating to improve conditions facing criminalised young people.  Kenza previously interned at The Brookings Institution, supporting research on low-wage and young workers, and as a student she researched economic development and nation-building in South Asia. She is interested in oral history, social movements, and cultivating community-based education.