Before joining GLAD in May 2020, Zion studied Visual Communications Design with a Minor in Art History at Purdue University. She previously worked as a Graphic Design Intern for the Chicago Artist Coalition, a non-profit that provides residencies for Contemporary Artists of Chicago. She also worked as a Marketing and Graphic Design for Upkey, a professional development software for students. She designed marketing materials such as brochures, posters, vinyl, and business cards. She also created digital content such as social media graphics and digital flyers. In her free time she works on freelance design work for friends and family members, draws portraits, and reads manga.