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Shermineh R.

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  • Joined June 2016

PR for startups, tech companies and entrepreneurs who want to change people's lives and the way they experience the world.

  • Laguna Beach, CA, United States
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Shermineh R.
Laguna Beach, CA, United States



Public Relations Strategy Social Media Content Growth



I have been a Public Relations professional for the past 7 years , working in technology, nonprofits, with the government, in tech policy and with startups. I have been fortunate enough in my career to work with innovative individuals and companies.

Work history

PR Advisor
Lantern is an app that gives users in censored regions like Iran and China access to an open Internet, without getting blocked. I manage all communications efforts including messaging, press outreach, user outreach and social media strategies.
PR Advisor
Manifold Technology is a cybersecurity startup that was founded by Former WH Cybersecurity Director. I manage all press outreach, thought leadership opportunities and messaging.
PR Advisor
Cloudwords is a tech company that is the first cloud-based, translation automation platform. I manage media outreach, thought leadership opportunities and article placement.
Media Relations
Disconnect is an award-winning privacy and security software and app. I managed press outreach, funding announcements and product launches.
PR Advisor
I worked with popular Iranian political satirists and advocates Saman Arbabi and Kambiz Hosseini, the creators of the wildly popular Parazit (“the Daily Show of Iran”), managing press and thought leadership opportunities.




Georgetown University
Master's in Communications
University of California, Irvine
Bachelor's of Science in Political Science



branding communications community building content curation media relations influencer outreach press brand strategy writing social media strategy


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years


Industries I love

PR & Communications

What I read

Everything! I spend the majority of the day reading- current news, world news, industry news and news about client industries and relevant events.

Side projects

Weapons of Mouse Destruction- a participatory art project that involved Shepard Fairey and raised awareness about censorship.

Ideal team

I like people that are more focused on getting things done that about billable hours. How I work: I am always available.If you need to text me or message me, I will always respond. I may not see you in person, but I am always around.