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Majid Rafizadeh

Middle East Expert & Human Rights Activist

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Majid Rafizadeh Biography

Majid Rafizadeh is an Iranian Syrian scholar, Middle East expert, and human rights activist. He is president and director of the International American Council on the Middle East and formerly served as ambassador for the National Iranian American Council.

Rafizadeh came to the US on a Fulbright teaching scholarship and has taught at the University of California-Santa Barbara, Damascus University, and Islamic Azad University, among others. He conducted research at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and has appeared as a trilingual media commentator - speaking English, Arabic, and Persian - on broadcasts including CNN, BBC, France 24, Sky News, ETV, ENEWS, Russian International English TV, and Voice of America to discuss topics related to Syria, Iran, US foreign policy, democratization, human rights, and the Middle East.

Rafizadeh is a contributing editor for The Harvard International Review and has written for The New York Times, The New York Times International Weekly, The Nation, The Huffington Post, USA Today, The Economic Times, Jerusalem Post, Haaretz, Jadaliyya, Al Akhbar, Foreign Policy, Yale Journal of International Affairs, George Washington Journal of International Affairs Review, and Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, to name a few.

Majid Rafizadeh is a frequent guest policy analyst on international and US news shows. He also speaks at panel discussions, universities, and interfaith gatherings on human rights, democratization, and reforms. His interviews and works have been translated into French, Spanish, Arabic, Persian, and Russian, among other languages. He speaks English, Arabic, Persian, French, Hebrew, and Dari.

Speaking Topics
  • Arab Gulf states

  • Human Rights

  • Islamic Republic of Iran

  • United States

  • geopolitics of the Arab World

  • US Foreign Policy

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  • How do I book Majid Rafizadeh to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Majid Rafizadeh for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Majid Rafizadeh, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Majid Rafizadeh or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Majid Rafizadeh

    Speaking fees for Majid Rafizadeh, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Majid Rafizadeh are under $10,000 for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Majid Rafizadeh, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Majid Rafizadeh speak about?

    Majid Rafizadeh is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Education, Foreign Policy, Government, Political Speakers.
  • Where does Majid Rafizadeh travel from?

    Majid Rafizadeh generally travels from Washington, DC, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Majid Rafizadeh’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Majid Rafizadeh for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Majid Rafizadeh for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Majid Rafizadeh or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Middle East Expert & Human Rights Activist

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Majid Rafizadeh Biography

Majid Rafizadeh is an Iranian Syrian scholar, Middle East expert, and human rights activist. He is president and director of the International American Council on the Middle East and formerly served as ambassador for the National Iranian American Council.

Rafizadeh came to the US on a Fulbright teaching scholarship and has taught at the University of California-Santa Barbara, Damascus University, and Islamic Azad University, among others. He conducted research at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and has appeared as a trilingual media commentator - speaking English, Arabic, and Persian - on broadcasts including CNN, BBC, France 24, Sky News, ETV, ENEWS, Russian International English TV, and Voice of America to discuss topics related to Syria, Iran, US foreign policy, democratization, human rights, and the Middle East.

Rafizadeh is a contributing editor for The Harvard International Review and has written for The New York Times, The New York Times International Weekly, The Nation, The Huffington Post, USA Today, The Economic Times, Jerusalem Post, Haaretz, Jadaliyya, Al Akhbar, Foreign Policy, Yale Journal of International Affairs, George Washington Journal of International Affairs Review, and Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, to name a few.

Majid Rafizadeh is a frequent guest policy analyst on international and US news shows. He also speaks at panel discussions, universities, and interfaith gatherings on human rights, democratization, and reforms. His interviews and works have been translated into French, Spanish, Arabic, Persian, and Russian, among other languages. He speaks English, Arabic, Persian, French, Hebrew, and Dari.

Majid Rafizadeh Speaking Topics

  • Arab Gulf states

  • Human Rights

  • Islamic Republic of Iran

  • United States

  • geopolitics of the Arab World

  • US Foreign Policy

FAQs on booking Majid Rafizadeh

  • How do I book Majid Rafizadeh to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Majid Rafizadeh for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Majid Rafizadeh, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Majid Rafizadeh or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Majid Rafizadeh

    Speaking fees for Majid Rafizadeh, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Majid Rafizadeh are under $10,000 for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Majid Rafizadeh, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Majid Rafizadeh speak about?

    Majid Rafizadeh is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Education, Foreign Policy, Government, Political Speakers.
  • Where does Majid Rafizadeh travel from?

    Majid Rafizadeh generally travels from Washington, DC, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Majid Rafizadeh’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Majid Rafizadeh for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Majid Rafizadeh for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Majid Rafizadeh or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Majid Rafizadeh is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Arab Gulf states, Human Rights, Islamic Republic of Iran, United States, geopolitics of the Arab World and US Foreign Policy. The estimated speaking fee range to book Majid Rafizadeh for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Majid Rafizadeh generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are James Traub, Michael Smerconish, Gene Healy, James Rubin and Josep Colomer. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Majid Rafizadeh for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Majid Rafizadeh Speaking Topics

  • Arab Gulf states

  • Human Rights

  • Islamic Republic of Iran

  • United States

  • geopolitics of the Arab World

  • US Foreign Policy

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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