Serena Jazmine Daniari is a passionate writer, blogger, producer and transgender activist of Iranian descent. She graduated from New York University in 2015 with a BS in Media, Culture, and Communication.

Since then, Serena has worked with AOL, Cambio, The Huffington Post, and #BUILTBYGIRLS on audience development and social strategy. During this time, Serena publicly documented and blogged about her gender transition online as she underwent various gender-affirming surgeries. 

Serena is now a Correspondent at Mic, a media company for changemakers. Here, she writes and produces video content about the experiences and stories of transgender people in the United States and abroad.

Serena is also a transgender activist who has worked closely with GLSEN, GLAAD, and the Transgender Law Center.