Interested in: Freedom, Dignity, Gender inequality, Racial inequality, Discrimination, Women's rights, Children's rights, LGBT rights, Refugee rights, Right to life, Freedom of movement, Prisons
Kiana Hayeri grew up in Tehran, Iran and migrated to Toronto while she was still a teenager. She has worked internationally but remained focus on stories that illuminate her background. Her self-initiated and self-funded projects often explore complex topics such as migration, adolescence and sexuality in war-torn or post-conflict countries. Kiana’s work has appeared in Le Monde, Der Spiegel, Washington Post, Sunday Times Magazine, Monocle Magazine, Aljazeera America, and CBC, among others. She is a TED fellow.