Mitra Shahmoradi (Iran / Austria) born in Abadan (Iran). She studied painting in Tehran and Vienna. She lives and works as a freelance artist in Vienna, where she actively participates in arts education since 1982, Mitra regularly exhibits her works at home and abroad. She has two books of poems and illustrated. Mitra Shahmoradi has organized a number of exhibitions and artistic events on intercultural and gender-specific topics in Germany and abroad and was honored for her commitment with a professorship.