Mahsa Payesteh, Outreach Associate


Mahsa Payesteh is NIAC Action’s Community Outreach Associate, assisting the Outreach Director in efforts to empower and organize Iranian Americans across the country to have a strong voice on the political issues that matter most to them.

Mahsa studied Psychology at The University of Texas at Dallas. She formerly worked as a Physical Therapy Assistant in Dallas, TX. Mahsa served as a volunteer NIAC Ambassador in Dallas for two years. She has always felt a strong connection to her Iranian heritage and has had a special interest in issues affecting the Iranian people. Following her experience volunteering at the 2014 Leadership Conference, Mahsa consequently decided to pursue a more active and permanent role with NIAC Action.