tehran born, toronto based, 23 year old nasim asgari, is a dreamer, thinker, seeker and student of the truth who passionately writes and performs poetry. nasim began writing at the age of 10 when she decided to use her voice and written words to express herself and bring awareness to issues that are often undermined by today's world- the focus being to revolutionize externally & internally, simultaneously. she continues her practice by performing, writing, publishing, exhibiting & educating. she has performed & facilitated workshops at events, poetry slams and protests including TEDX Rouge River, R.I.S.E. Edutainment, Gardiner Museum exhibit & publications, Nuit Blanche Toronto 2017, CreativeTime Summit, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto Public Library & more. her poems are now available in her poetry anthology titled, "what was swept under the persian rug".