Shabnam Jafari is Deputy Director of the Center for Education at MEI. She specializes in digital marketing and brand development. Her career began in D.C. as a technology fellow for the Democratic National Committee. She then worked on political data analysis for a political consulting firm in Texas and specialized in voter targeting and specific messaging for national campaigns. She created her own start-up focusing on digital media and advertising for small businesses while at law school in San Diego. She received her BA in international studies with a focus on American foreign policy and Middle East peace and conflict resolution, with a minor in French.
Languages: Persian and French