Leadership and Staff

Nima Shirazi Communications Manager

Nima Shirazi is the Communications Manager at The Atlantic Philanthropies, developing and overseeing external and internal communications strategies, multimedia production and media relations. He is based in New York.

Mr. Shirazi’s work includes raising awareness of Atlantic’s priorities and programs, as well as amplifying the voice of leadership, staff and grantees in digital, print and social media. He manages audio and video storytelling, oral history initiatives and the production of legacy material. He also is responsible for Atlantic grantmaking for media projects.

Prior to joining Atlantic, Mr. Shirazi worked in the film and music industries, Off-Broadway theater and museum exhibition management. He is an editor for the online magazine Muftah.org and his writing has appeared in Salon, Truthout, Mic and Al Jazeera English, among other outlets. He is a member of the Gulf/2000 Project, an academic forum and online resource service sponsored by the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.

Mr. Shirazi is a native New Yorker and has a BA in Classics from Oberlin College.