Donna Farvard joined NIAC’s staff in May 2017 and works to organize and empower Iranian Americans across the country.
Donna has spent the past six years organizing campaigns to protect the environment, protect consumers, and mobilize voters. She worked as a Campus Organizer with the Student PIRGs and the Climate Reality Project Campus Corps, recruiting and training students to organize and win campaigns. She has also run two door-to-door campaign offices as a Canvass Director for the Fund for the Public Interest, raising money and building membership for progressive organizations. Recently, she ran a door-to-door field office for the Peoples Climate Movement that knocked on over 17,500 doors across DC to turn people out to the March for Climate, Jobs, and Justice.
Donna received her degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior from UC Davis in 2014.