A sampling of media appearances


Nassim had a conversation about refugees with UNHCR Chief Spokesperson Melissa Fleming at TEDSummit. Click here to watch

Nassim was a guest on Eric Liu's Seattle Voices show. Click here to watch the interview

MEDICC made a 2 minute video about why Nassim wanted to join their leadership team and you can watch it here

Nassim wrote (with Dr. Brian Levine) and narrated a TEDEd lesson on the science of in vitro fertilization. Watch the short animation here

Nassim was interviewed for Author Magazine by William Kenower. Click here to view the interview and then click on Nassim Assefi

Nassim interviewed doctor-novelist Khaled Hosseini on stage for Seattle Arts and Lectures at Benaroya Hall. Click here to view an excerpt



Nassim and the irreverent reverend, palliative care chaplain, and comedic writer Debra Jarvis piloted a 6 episode podcast called The Art of Risk: interviews with ordinary people who have taken extraordinary risks. You can listen on iTunes, Stitcher, and LIbsyn.    

 Nassim was interviewed on NPR by Steve Scher of KUOW's Weekday program.  Click here to listen

Nassim was interviewed on NPR by Ross Reynold's of KUOW's The Conversation about the Iranian immigrant community. Click here to listen to the interview

Nassim was a guest on Ryan Ross's Fierce Focus Podcast. Click here to listen to the long interview (scroll down to find her name)

Nassim was a featured guest on these three shows on Reach MD radio--one on global health volunteering, another on war's impact on public health, and a third on her first novel


A profile in the TED Blog

Article about a TEDMED she curated on the TED Blog

Interview about Nassim's co-curated session at TEDGlobal 2013 from the TED Blog

Seattle PI article about her work in Afghanistan

Article on her work in Afghanistan from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Seattle PI article on her clinical trial of Reiki