Zahra Noorbakhsh's Bio
Zahra Noorbakhsh is an award-winning comedian and cohost of the podcast, #GoodMuslimBadMuslim. The podcast was listed as a “must listen,” by Oprah Magazine and was invited to the Obama Whitehouse to record an episode. Her writing has been featured in the NY Times and on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross. Her solo performance, "All Atheists are Muslim: A Romantic Comedy" was originally directed by W. Kamau Bell (CNN's United Shades of America) and dubbed a highlight of theInt'l NYC Fringe Theater Festival by the New Yorker. The Pop Culture Collaborative has awarded her a Senior Fellowship on comedy for social change. Her new show, "On Behalf of All Muslims: A Comedy Special," drew an audience of 700 people to its theatrical world premiere in San Francisco.