Parisa Tashakori
Director, Masters of Strategic Communication Design Program • Teaching Assistant Professor
Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design

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Parisa Tashakori has collaborated as a designer and art director with several international advertising agencies and cultural institutions. With more than 20 years of experience in design, Tashakori has worn many hats, including designer, project manager, exhibition curator, artist and activist. Her work has focused on social and cultural engagement, pushing the idea of collaboration as a tool for quality connections and meaningful changes.

Her design projects have been presented at hundreds of exhibitions and have received many awards in the international design world.

She also has served as a lecturer and member of the jury for numerous significant design competitions, including the Peru Design Biennial; the Bolivia Poster Biennial; the Lahti Poster Triennial, in Finland; the MUT ZUR WUT competition, in Germany; and the Poster Biennial, in Mexico.

She was a member of the board of the Iranian Graphic Designers Society and was in charge of its exhibition section from 2012 to 2015.