Rania Azad San Ahmed received her MSc in computer science from the University of Science and Technology of Oran, Algeria in 2009. Rania joined the library's team at American University of Iraq, Sulaimani in 2013 as a Library Assistant, before her promotion to Library Manager. Rania is a Lecturer at the Technical Collge of Informatics at Sulaimani Polytechnic University and teaches computer science related courses.
Alana Marie Levinson-LaBrosse is a poet, translator, and teacher who has worked in Sulaimani since 2011, where she served as the founding Chair of the English Department at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS).
Seyedeh Behnaz Hosseini completed her doctoral research with a focus on Yārsān, a religious minority in Iran, and forced migration in the Department of Islamic Studies at the Institute of Oriental Studies in Universi