Melody Moezzi is a writer, attorney, activist, and award-winning author. She is also a United Nations Global Expert and an Opinion Leader for the British Council’s Our Shared Future initiative. She is the author of Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life and War on Error: Real Stories of American Muslims. Melody is a blogger for The Huffington Post and Ms. Magazine, and a featured columnist and video blogger for Bipolar Magazine. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, the Washington Post and The Guardian, among other outlets. She has also appeared on many radio and television programs, including NPR, PRI, CNN, BBC and others. Melody is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the Emory University School of Law, as well as the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband, Matthew, and their cats, Keshmesh and Nazanin.