Tahirih Danesh: independent consultant working on human rights research, policy and education. Tahirih’s work is focused on the investigation of allegations of serious violations of human rights and international criminal law against minorities based on religion, ethnicity, gender or age; monitoring hate-based propaganda through Iranian media, and promotion of public awareness of issues concerning democracy and human rights in Iran.
She is the Founder and Chief Editor of Iran Human Rights Review (ihrr.org), a Marquis Who’s Who in the World biography, and has worked as a consultant with a number of organizations including the Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation, the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center, Voice of America Persian News Network, Justice for Iran, Small Media, Article 19, Women Living Under Muslim Law and Foreign Policy Centre in London, the Muslim Women’s Research and Action Forum, and the Consortium of Humanitarian Agencies in Colombo.
She serves on several boards and advisory boards, including the Borani Foundation and the National Alliance of Women’s Organizations. She is an Honorary Research Fellow at Roehampton University and its Crucible Centre for Human Rights Research.
Maryam Pasha: Network and Innovation Manager at the Migrants’ Rights Network. Maryam engages in training and advocacy with overworked, understaffed NGOs, helping them make their voices heard more effectively. She is a founder of Young Professionals in Human Rights and a member of United4Iran-London.
Maryam is also the coordinator of the TedX East End conference: Society without Borders.