Parisa Parsa, Chief Executive Officer

Parisa Parsa serves as CEO of, which builds systems that bring underheard community voices and perspectives back to the center of a healthier public dialogue, in partnership with the Laboratory for Social Machines at the MIT Media Lab. Parisa previously served in religious and secular nonprofit leadership roles, most recently as Executive Director of Essential Partners, devoted to creating constructive dialogue across deep divides. She holds an MDiv from Harvard Divinity School.