Behin Forghanifar is an architect, interior designer, and design educator born and raised in Tehran, Iran. She moved to the United States in 2017 to pursue a second masters degree, at Parsons School of Design. Behin has taught various arts and architecture workshops at the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, and different elementary schools in Tehran for 3 years. In addition, Behin has 12 years of experience playing the Persian Tombak drum, and has instructed music students ages 6-12. Behin joined the talented team at Pardis just after arriving in New York City and is hoping to help encourage the new generation of Iranian American children to learn about Persian art and culture through interactive and enjoyable lessons. Behin loves being an educator and spending time with children as she believes children have always been her best teachers!