The Make Agency was borne out of a need to fill a unique and important niche; establishing an agency which addresses the media and communications needs of key communities from artistic and political standpoints. Our clients know they belong to an elite community. We not only understands their needs, we foresee them.

Only The Make Agency lends credibility to strategy — whether you’re a client or another PR firm — with our unique ability to understand your unique vision, we can bridge the communication gaps and create new ones. Plus, we give you access to a network of global visionaries. We are pushing forward into the future of public relations.


Only The Make Agency…

  • Offers on-the-ground expertise about issues related to key international communities in arts, politics and culture;
  • Has a unique and nuanced understanding of the international diaspora;
  • Provides community-sensitive PR services, particularly pertaining to gender, race, and sexuality in key minority and cross-cultural communities;
  • Traverses the bridge between traditional and cutting edge approaches to cross-cultural media communications;
  • Goes beyond media placements and trainings to plug our clients into a powerful, global communications network that advances their organizations’ missions and gains them access to influencers and tastemakers.

About the Founder: Mahdis Keshavarz

Principal, The Make Agency

Principal, The Make Agency

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 TimesThe Wall Street JournalCNNBBCNPRThe 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.