Melody Moezzi is an Iranian-American Muslim writer, activist, attorney and award-winning author. She is a United Nations Global Expert; a member of the British Council's Our Shared Future Opinion Leaders Network, and a member of the U.S. State Department's Generation Change initiative. She is a blogger for The Huffington Post, Ms. Magazine , and Bipolar Magazine, and a commentator for NPR’s All Things Considered. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, the Guardian, The Christian Science Monitor and many other publications. She lives in Raleigh with her husband, Matthew, and her cat, Nazanin.