In addition to philosophy, Sahar loves reading poetry (East and West). She writes formally in epistemology and informally philosophical poetry. Some of her recorded poetry can be found on Youtube.com by searching "Sahar Joakim: Poet-Tree". Sahar enjoys listening to music (from classical to country), and is an avid traveler. Below you can view some photos from Sahar's life and a video of her dancing in a show at UCLA hosted by their Iranian Student Group. Sahar is Iranian-Armenian by heritage, and American by birth. She lived in her hometown (Los Angeles) for twenty-three years before moving to Saint Louis, Missouri where she now resides.