Tabby Davoodi was born in Tehran after the Iranian Revolution and fled with her family in 1988. She completed her B.A. in communication from UC San Diego and received her Master’s Degree in public diplomacy at USC in 2010. Tabby has worked for several years in the public diplomacy sector serving as the director of academic affairs at the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles for three years, director of campus affairs for StandWithUs, and as the project coordinator for the USC Casden Institute. Currently, Tabby is the Executive Director of 30 Years After, an Iranian-American Jewish civic action organization.