Bookda Gheisar

Bookda moved to the U.S. from Iran in 1980. She has been living in Seattle for 27 years. A Social Worker by personal direction and formal training, Bookda is most passionate about social change and organizing communities around the root causes of social and economic inequities. She is the executive director of the Mona Foundation, which supports grassroots educational initiatives around the world which emphasize service to the community and increased opportunity for women and girls.