Ms. Mitra Jashni is an artist, writer, translator, musician, video and graphic designer, painter and human rights activist. She teaches painting and vocal lessons. She is also a performing singer. She earned a master’s degree in arts in 2008. She has done research work in Modern Middle East Studies. Ms. Jashni is the director and founder of Mythra Gallery, a gallery specialized in Middle Eastern artwork. She also works part-time as the program coordinator & project manager for the UN, focusing on artistic and cultural projects for refugees in Europe. Ms. Jashni serves as the Executive Director of the Farashgard Foundation.