Elahe Amani is a gender equality, human rights and peace activist. She is currently the Chair of Global Circles of Women's Intercultural Network, a global women's organization with grassroots circles in Uganda, Japan and Afghanistan. She is also a trained mediator and the Co-Chair of Mediators Beyond Borders International Institute. Elahe has also lectured through the Women’s Studies Department of CSU Long Beach and CSU Fullerton. She has written extensively on human rights and women's rights issues in both Persian and English. Currently she is the director of Technology Services at California State University Fullerton.