Noushin Darya Framke
Noushin Darya Framke is an Armenian/Iranian-American who has lived in the United States since 1978 when she arrived as a college student. Her freshman year turned out to be the year of the Iranian Revolution. She is a writer who lives in New York City and is involved in advocacy and education at the grassroots level on the Israel/Palestine conflict. Her inspiration for speaking out for the voiceless is her maternal grandmother who was a survivor of the Armenian Genocide and who walked into Iran in 1915 as a 10 year-old refugee. Framke serves as communications chair for the Israel/Palestine Mission Network of the Presbyterian Church (USA) www.theIPMN.org . She holds degrees in English and Philosophy from The George Washington University.