Nazanin Afshin-Jam is an award-winning international human rights and democracy activist, a public speaker and the co-founder and president of the organization Stop Child Executions. She is a former Miss World Canada, singer/songwriter, and director on the board of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation. Born in Iran and raised in Vancouver, Nazanin holds a bachelor's degree in international relations and political science, and a master's degree in diplomacy with a concentration in international conflict management. She splits her time between Ottawa, New Glasgow and Paris. Visit her online at Nazanin.ca.