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Nazee Moinian

Associate Fellow

Born in Tehran Iran, Nazee and her family moved to the US at the onset of the Iranian Revolution. She graduated from Long Island University where she received a BS in Computer Science. She was also the recipient of Brandon David Homer Memorial award for Scholastic Excellence.

In 2001 Nazee became a UN envoy for various Jewish not-for-profit organizations. In that capacity she met with heads of state and diplomats and championed the causes of orphaned children and widows on both sides of the Arab/Israeli conflict. In the meantime she sharpened her focus and passion for diplomacy.

In 2003 Nazee entered SIPA, the graduate school of Columbia University to pursue a degree in International Affairs. She graduated with high honors in International Security Policy. She has taken a leave from the Council on Foreign Relations as the consultant to Iranian affairs to travel and write. Her articles have appeared in Huffungton Post, The Daily Beast, Tehran Times (in Farsi) and The Morningside Post (Columbia University.) She also sits on the board of Barnard College International Advisory Board and the Jewish Museum in Manhattan.

Nazee is fluent in Farsi, French and English.

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