Founder and CEO, Lightpalace Productions
Dr. Shireen Rahimi is a film director & producer, underwater photographer, environmental scientist, freediver, National Geographic Explorer, and the founder of Lightpalace Productions. Shireen received her PhD in Marine Science from the University of Miami. After graduating, she started Lightpalace Productions, a full service video production company. With Lightpalace, Shireen uses underwater cinematography to highlight the impacts of climate change and human activity on tropical coral reef ecosystems and the people who depend on them. Shireen has been featured as a contributor on National Geographic Sharkfest and ABC's Localish, and was named a Nautica ocean conservation Wavemaker. Her work has been featured by Nature Conservancy Magazine, Parley for the Oceans, National Geographic Magazine, Oceana, Dell Technologies, ESPN, Sierra Magazine, PBS, and film festivals around the world. Through every aspect of her practice, Shireen is dedicated to telling stories that encourage activism and healing for the benefit of all beings everywhere.