Staff & Board



Communications Director

Mana Mostatabi joined NIAC in January 2019 as Communications Director and is leading initiatives to amplify the voices and stories of the Iranian-American community, while raising the visibility of NIAC and the organization’s critical work.

Over the last decade, Mana has worked in policy and communications roles at a number of organizations focused on everything from human rights in the Middle East, to conservation in California, to nuclear non-proliferation policy as related to Iran.

She graduated from Georgetown University in 2017 with a Masters of Science in Foreign Service, with a concentration in Global Politics and Security. During her time at Georgetown, Mana also served as the Executive Editor of the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. She earned a Bachelors of Arts from the University of California Santa Barbara in Literature and Professional Editing & Writing.

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