This series of dialogues hosted by Memarsadeghi aim to shine light on how countries like Canada can support democratic movements and counter the actions of repressive authoritarian leaders in order to facilitate a freer world.
Mariam Memarsadeghi is a Senior Fellow at MLI. Having emigrated to the US as a child during the Iranian revolution, she is a leading proponent for a democratic Iran and one of 43 American immigrants profiled in President George W. Bush’s book, Out of Many, One. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, The National Interest, The Hill, The Jerusalem Post, Tablet, Bulwark, Quillette and other publications. She is a frequent speaker at universities and think tanks worldwide and provides commentary on English, Persian and Arabic language TV news programs. Mariam is co-founder of Tavaana: E-Learning Institute for Iranian Civil Society. Launched in 2010, the virtual institute is now a household brand throughout Iran, offering secure democracy and human rights educational opportunities.