Azadeh Moaveni

Senior Gender Analyst, International Crisis Group

Region(s): Middle East
Country of focus: Iran, Nigeria
Based in London


Current Occupation: Senior Gender Analyst, International Crisis Group
Organization/Institution: International Crisis Group
Language: English

Azadeh Moaveni (@AzadehMoaveni) is  Senior Gender Analyst at the International Crisis Group. She is the author of Guest House for Young Widows and Lipstick Jihad, Honeymoon in Tehran, and co-author, with Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi, of Iran Awakening. Her expertise includes Iran and Iranian society, Islamic State (Isis), Islamic society, and Middle East politics.

She has reported on women and ISIS for The New York Times. She was Middle East correspondent for a decade for Time magazine and the Los Angeles Times, and lectures on journalism at New York University, London.