Kristin Orloff holds a Masters degree in Education and a B.A. in Language Arts. She currently serves as a school site administrator and project manager for her local college. She has published several works, mentors young writers, and is an active member of her local writing community. Her passionate commitment to create opportunities for authentic conversation regarding Iranian culture, history and identity began with a simple conversation at a Little League field. This conversation, with gold medal wrestler and hall of fame coach Reza Abedi, has since changed her life.