Bita Ghassemi (2020)
United States of America
University of Texas at Austin
Arts and Culture,Economics/Economic Policy
Bita Ghassemi graduated as the Outstanding Scholar at The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science degree in Radio-Television-Film and a minor in German. An advocate for diversity in front of and behind the camera, she created Farsi-language short films at her university that have broadened many Texans’ knowledge of the Iranian people and culture. Her short films have been accepted to film festivals around the world. During her time at Tsinghua University, she hopes to gain a better understanding of the Chinese economy and film industry. Bita is 22 years old and from the United States.