Nora Rahimian at Giant Steps

Nora Rahimian

Nora Rahimian is a code-switcher and community-builder who helps organizations and artists develop social impact strategies through the use of arts and entertainment. She combines over 10 years of artist management, social justice organizing, and project consulting experience with innovative arts-for-change and marketing strategies, including developing a model that was integral in the fight against Ebola. In 2014, Nora co-founded #CultureFix, a global collaborative network of artists, influencers, and cultural producers who use arts and culture to create social change in communities around the world. As a creative consultant, Nora helps artists break into new markets in responsible ways and facilitates relationships between creatives around the world for cross-border collaborations.  Recent projects have included work with artists from Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Liberia, Spain, and throughout the United States.  She often speaks on how arts can challenge oppressive systems and has led workshops at places like SXSW, Rock the School Bells, UCSC, Hip Hop Congress, and USC; partnered with organizations like ONE, BBC, Accountability Lab, #HipHopEd, and AJ Stream; and consulted for several popular artists around the world.  She also helps run the record label/cultural house INTL BLK and is a director at the UK-based think tank, Signifier.

Connect with Nora on Twitter and Instagram at @norarahimian.