Sahar Driver

Sahar

Driver

Sahar Driver

Adjunct Faculty

Department
Transformative Social Change
Institution
Saybrook University
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Biography

Dr. Driver teaches in Saybrook's Transformative Social Change Program. She is an impact and engagement strategy expert who works at the intersection of narrative and social change. She specializes in using documentary and other story-based media to advance discussion and measurable change around a range of social issues, including: health disparities, social safety nets, worker rights, migration, and racial justice. She works closely with independent filmmakers, as well as funders, grassroots and national organizations, and movement leaders to build or advance strategic film-based campaigns for social change. Sahar is also a researcher with experience designing and implementing participatory research projects. A current research emphasis examines the experiences of women with incarcerated loved ones. Her doctoral research analyzed U.S. human rights discourse relating to Iran and its impact on the safety and dignity of Iranians.

Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Member The Alliance