Mustafa Aryan

Administrator, Tea Circle

Trinity College
1 Devonshire Place 
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7 Canada

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Main bio

Mustafa Aryan has over 12 years of combined public and private sector experience. He is the project manager of the Tea Circle in the Asian Institute at the Munk School. Mustafa is also the Director of the Security, Gender, and Development Institute, which operates as an international volunteer network of experts producing research and events focused on a gendered analysis of international security topics. Mustafa is a Salzburg Global Seminar Fellow and a Board Member of the Canadian International Council—Toronto Branch. He often writes op-eds in English and Persian, several of which have been published in well-known international media outlets. Mustafa holds a master's degree in International Security from the University of Reading in the UK. His areas of interest include diplomacy, foreign policy, intelligence, and international security.