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Sepideh Soltaninia

POSITION AT SIPRI
Partnerships Manager

Sepideh Soltaninia

Sepideh Soltaninia

Sepideh Soltaninia is the Partnerships Manager at SIPRI, coordinating the institute’s strategic partnerships. Prior to joining SIPRI, Sepideh worked at the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in the Office of the WFP Executive Director and on WFP’s response to the Syrian crisis from Jordan, Turkey and Iraq. She previously also worked for the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on issues related to Sudan and South Sudan and in US state prisons, helping organize mediation trainings for inmates.  She holds a Master’s in Public Affairs from Princeton University, with a concentration in International Relations.

Subject expertise

Humanitarian assistance in conflict, food assistance, humanitarian coordination

Languages
English, Farsi, French
Education

Master’s in Public Affairs (International Relations), Princeton University, USA; Bachelor of Social Science in International Development and Globalization, University of Ottawa, Canada

Citizenship
Canada
Iran