Goli Ameri is an Iranian-American diplomat, politician and businesswoman from the U.S. state of Oregon. She is the former Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Values and Diplomacy for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. She is also the former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs. She ran for the U.S. House of Representatives in 2004, and is a former delegate to the United Nations. She was born in Tehran, Iran.