A student activist in Iran, Alireza was banned from completing his university studies. He left Iran in 2012 and joined Iranian Liberal Students & Graduates. He is a political analyst who is frequently featured in Persian media.
Sanaz is an Iran and Russia relations expert and has worked with Persian speaking media including BBC Persian and RIA Novosti as a correspondent and political analyst. Sanaz has a BA in Photography, a Master in International Journalism and a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from Russian State University in Moscow. She currently resides in New York and works as a freelance journalist and researcher.
Shiva is a dentist. She was raised in Sweden and the United Kingdom. Despite leaving Iran at the age of six, Shiva has remained active with issues related to the country where she was born.
A journalist and political science researcher, Youhana is a member of Iranian Liberal Students & Graduates. He is an executive director at the Association for the Promotion of Open Society. He received a Ph.D. in political science from USM in Malaysia in 2017. Prior to leaving Iran, he collaborated with several newspapers in Iran and was a member of Journalist’s Union.