Baharak Yousefi grew up in Shiraz, immigrated to Vancouver as a refugee, and lives by the Salish Sea. Baharak is a librarian at Simon Fraser University and a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography at SFU. She is co-editor of Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership, which won the 2018 Association of College and Research Libraries Award for Significant Achievement in Women and Gender Studies Librarianship. Baharak is interested in libraries as sites of power, liberation, belonging, and exclusion.