SALT LAKE CITY — Nazanin Boniadi, actress, human rights activist and Amnesty International spokeswoman, will speak at the University of Utah’s Barbara L. & Norman C. Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights Advocacy on Monday, March 7, at 4 p.m.
The speech, titled “Breaking Barriers for Women and Girls,” will take place in the Saltair Room at the A. Ray Olpin Student Union. The event is free and open to the public.
Boniadi boasts a strong track record of activism in women’s rights and the unjust conviction and treatment of Iranian youth, women and prisoners of conscience. The “Homeland,” “How I Met Your Mother” and “Scandal” star is also an Amnesty International Artist of Conscience.
Boniadi’s talk is the first of several themed events in the center’s series “Artists as Advocates: Women’s Rights and Human Rights.”