Negeen Sadeghi-Movahed Hometown: Washington, D.C.

Negeen Sadeghi-Movahed, 23, is a Juris Doctor candidate at American University's Washington College of Law, where she writes for the National Security Law Brief and serves on the International Refugee Assistance Project's policy team. Negeen received her B.A. in Political Science from UCLA. She is a passionate social justice advocate, human rights activist, and community organizer. Moreover, Negeen has held leadership positions at United Nations Association of Orange County, Network of Iranian Professionals of Orange County, Iranian Student Group at UCLA. Iranian-American Women Foundation, and Southwest Asian & North Afrikan community organization in Los Angeles, In 2013, she was nominated for the Rising Star award at the OC Global Women�s Conference and received an honorable mention. Upon attending UCLA, Negeen was highly involved in student government representing UCLA in state-wide and nation-wide conferences; further, she was elected UCLA�s first ever Transfer Student Representative for the Undergraduate Student Association Council. Negeen has also presented at numerous conferences on education and international relations. Her analysis on feminism, education policy, race relations, and international affairs have been featured on Washington Post, Manoto TV, Mic, KIRN 670 radio, FEM Newsmagazine, ABC�s Nightline, BBC World Service's Newsday, and Al Jazeera America. Negeen is currently a fellow for People for the American Way's "Young People For" program, where she researches socio-economic status, political impact, and tactics for empowerment of Middle Easterners in the United States.