Born in Iran and baked in Silicon Valley, Shar Behzadian is a world citizen and an evangelist for bridging innovation. Shar led the launch of the third cohort of PEiR; an incubator program at Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford. A program that empowers PeaceTech entrepreneurs by providing a curated network of advisors and investors for exclusive events and customized workshops. Shar wore many PEiR hats of advisor curation, incubator strategy, event planning and Entrepreneur application and admissions.
Shar is also the Founder of Travtribe; a Travel media startup that democratizes travel by creating income opportunities for world travelers. By utilizing technology and the power of travel, she seeks to scale citizen diplomacy, one handshake at a time. As a female expat founder, Shar is involved in other projects that teach and expand Silicon Valley mindset and entrepreneurship to other developing regions. She received an MBA from San Francisco State University in Marketing and lives in San Francisco, California.