Shabnam Entezar is privileged and honored to serve as a Member of IACA’s Advisory Board. She is an architectural designer and a linguist fluent in five languages. In 2007, she moved to Washington from California with her family and got involved with IACA’s Iranian Festival. She admires IACA’s excellent performance in introducing and presenting Iran’s rich culture, art, and music through its yearly festival. Through organizing children & youth performances, cultural plays and fashion shows, she has been trying to engage younger members of the Iranian American community in this beautiful festival of love and raise their awareness of their ancestral culture. Shabnam is the founder and president of kAnoon Seattle, an institution for languages, music, and the arts.