Baktash Ahadi is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, speaker, facilitator, and human rights activist.
He specializes in strategic communication, leadership development, narrative storytelling, conflict resolution, and cultural diversity to help leaders make a positive impact in their organization and on society.
The recipient of numerous awards for public service and documentary storytelling, Baktash has worked on race relations in communities across the United States and on the peace process in Afghanistan. Baktash is particularly drawn to stories of forced migration, conflict, refugees, and vulnerable and underrepresented communities.
His work has been featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, National Public Radio (NPR), Business Insider, The BBC, TIME Magazine, and The Atlantic.
He is currently at work writing a memoir about his service in Afghanistan and is directing a film about the veterans, mental health, and equestrian therapy.