Answering the Call: Iranian Americans and the Climate Crisis

Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 4:30 pm
Naeemeh Naeemaei's painting of an eagle flying near a body of water and wooded area
“Imperial Eagle” by Oregon-based painter Naeemeh Naeemaei

Iranian American climate change leaders and activists discuss current issues.


  • Atossa Soltani, founder and board president, Amazon Watch; director of global strategy, Amazon Sacred Headwaters Initiative
  • Farhad Ebrahimi, founder and president of the Chorus Foundation
  • Mona Shomali, director, New Leaders Initiative
  • Yassamin Ansari, Tucson City Council member; former senior climate adviser, United Nations


Online (Zoom)
Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies
Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies