About the Founder: Mahdis Keshavarz
Founder of The Make Agency, Mahdis Keshavarz is an empowering and dynamic voice for the Middle Eastern community. Her ability to create uniquely intelligent and culturally sensitive strategies has kept her clients at the forefront of an ever-shifting global media landscape.
As an accomplished advocate of groundbreaking issues, she has exhibited her capacity to positively shift dialogues and challenge the status-quo. Her ability to fuse East and West makes her a sought after representative in understanding, creating and networking on behalf of her clientele. As a commentator, she has written for Billboardand Slate magazines and has been featured on the BBC and Democracy Now!
Since establishing The Make Agency, Ms. Keshavarz’s diverse client roster has included international dignitaries, Hollywood stars, global artists, numerous film festivals and events focusing on the Middle Eastern community. She has placed thousands of news stories and op-eds with leading media outlets around the world – including front page stories inThe New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, BBC, NPR, The National and Al Jazeera. Since 2013 she has produced TV segments for the BBC and an episode of the highly acclaimed series, MTV: Rebel Music. She serves on the boards of the Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Association (AMEJA) and UK based Minority Rights Group International.