Associate Denna Taherzadeh

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Denna brings her international background in advocacy, cross-cultural communications and the opportunities and challenges of global health to Rabin Martin. These experiences, along with a passion for tackling global health challenges, enable her to harness multi-sector partnerships and inform strategy development for social impact.


At Rabin Martin, Denna focuses on the following:


  • Crafting communication materials for both internal and external audiences
  • Developing messaging strategies and creating content for client initiatives
  • Supporting strategic planning to enhance program effectiveness


Previously, Denna worked at Human Rights Watch where she supported the production of a report that advocated for the right to health and physical education for women in the Middle East. At Columbia University, she investigated how corporate social responsibility initiatives are implemented to improve social issues. Prior to pursuing her master’s degree, Denna worked extensively within the nonprofit sector to support over 100 advocacy projects under fiscal sponsorship.




MA, Global Thought
Columbia University

BA, Global and International Studies
University of California, Santa Barbara