Zinat completed the BCL at the Faculty of Law at Oxford in 2021. She is a founding member of the Oxford Law Black Alumni Network and has featured in panel discussions on race and the law at Oxford. She was also a Bonavero Summer Fellow at REDRESS, an NGO that seeks justice and reparations for victims of torture and works to end torture globally. Before coming to Oxford, she obtained a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from Queen Mary University of London, where her research focused on statelessness and the right to nationality in international law. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Ghana, Legon. Zinat currently works at Rights and Security International, where she conducts legal research on rights-based approaches to national security. Her interests are in public international law, human rights and constitutional law.