Sougand Akbarian is an Iranian bestselling translator of Indian literature into Farsi (Persian). She is well known for her bestselling travelogue ‘SouganDilli’, which is based on her Delhi travel. Sougand is also a researcher and scholar in Translation and Cultural Studies. She has been a speaker at TEDx program that was held in Dubai. She has also presented and published her papers and articles at national and international conferences held in Iran and India. Sougand is currently based in Iran. She has completed her Master’s in English Language, Translation Studies.