Aylin Sedighi Gabbaizadeh grew up in Shiraz, Iran. She immigrated to the United States at the age of twelve. She has a maters in non-profit-management from New York University. Aylin's passion in life is educating others about the colorful and dynamic culture which she grew up in. Aylin is currently working on her first manuscript about the lives of women and children in old Iran. She is passionate about raising awareness about Mizrahi Jews and their trials and triumphs. Her goal is to open the conversation about the sacrifices that Mizrahi Jews had to make in order to survive the oppressions of the governments which they lived under.