Elahe Izadi

Elahe Izadi does lots of things: works as a journalist; tells jokes as a standup comedian; exists as the daughter of Iranian immigrants; occasionally cries while listening to particularly moving Donny Hathaway songs, etc. She lives in D.C., where she writes for National Journal. Past stints include curating an NPR Project Argo blog about race and class; covering gang cime; reporting from El Salvador; and interviewing 9-year-old children about rapping robots performing at school assemblies. Follow her @ElaheIzadi.