Meet Our Team

Bahar Ghandehari

Bahar Ghandehari

Executive Director

“I can't be a pessimist because I am alive." –– James Baldwin

Bahar Ghandehari

Executive Director

Setare Soroush

Setare Soroush

Women’s Rights Director

"Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you" –– Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Setare Soroush

Women’s Rights Director

Yaas Farzanefar

Yaas Farzanefar

Partnerships Director

"How beautiful it is to live in a world with no walls." ― Manal Al-Sharif

Yaas Farzanefar

Partnerships Director

Lilliana Zarafshan

Lilliana Zarafshan

Advocacy & Fields Director

"Much as I have no wish to hurt anyone's feelings, my first obligation has not been to be nice but to be true to my perhaps peculiar memories, experiences, and feelings.” –– Edward W. Said

Lilliana Zarafshan

Advocacy & Fields Director

Yasaman Amir Kamvar

Yasaman Amir Kamvar

Advisor

"But all this world is like a tale we hear––men's evil, and their glory, disappear." –– Ferdowsi

Yasaman Amir Kamvar

Advisor

Shahrzad Soroush

Shahrzad Soroush

Advisor

"There will never be a new world order until women are a part of it." –– Alice Paul

Shahrzad Soroush

Advisor

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