July 16, 2015
Leadership Conference 2015 Speaker – Firouz Naderi premium
Firouz Naderi   Dr. Naderi is the director for the Solar System Exploration Directorate at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Formerly, he was the associate director for Project Formulation and Strategy (2005-2011) providing oversight of new business acquisition and strategic planning at JPL. Prior to that, he was the head of the Mars Exploration Program (2000-2005) […]
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July 16, 2015
Leadership Conference 2015 Speaker – Cyrus Habib premium
Cyrus Habib   Cyrus is a Democrat and one of the 49 members of the Washington State Senate. He is the first and only Iranian-American elected to a state office in the United States. Habib was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to parents who emigrated from Iran. A three-time cancer survivor, he lost his eyesight and became […]
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July 16, 2015
Leadership Conference 2015 Speaker – Lily Sarafan premium
Lily Sarafan   Lily Sarafan is President and Chief Operating Officer of Home Care Assistance, a pioneer in the booming $100B in-home care market, where she has led the company from startup to category leader with more than 5000 employees and retail brand presence in 100 global markets. Lily provides expert guidance on consumer services […]
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July 16, 2015
Leadership Conference 2015 Speaker – Pejman Azarmina premium
Pejman Azarmina Dr. Pejman Azarmina is the Founder of Thinkocrats, a San Francisco-based Leadership Development think tank with a mission to develop the next generation of thoughtful leaders. Prior to that, he worked as a Senior Medical Director at Pfizer and a Research Fellow and Analyst at University College London and the NHS. He is a Primary Care Physician by background […]
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July 16, 2015
Leadership Conference 2015 Speaker – FOROUGH B. HOSSEINI premium
FOROUGH B. HOSSEINI Born and raised in Iran, Forough came to United States in 1977 to continue their education. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and an MBA from University of Central Florida. Forough is the Executive VP of Information Systems for ICI Homes, a company founded by her and her husband, […]
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April 7, 2015
PAAIA NexGen Presents 2013 NexGen Leadership Conference premium
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Adrienne Varkiani adrienne@paaia.org 2013 NexGen Leadership Conference August 2-4, 2013 Harvard Kennedy School July 22, 2013, Washington, D.C. – The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans is proud to announce that the first NexGen Leadership Conference (NLC) will take place on August 2-4, 2013 at the Harvard Kennedy School. The […]
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April 7, 2015
PAAIA NexGen DC Features Dr. Gohar Farahani premium
July 18, 2013, Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, July 11, NexGen DC hosted Dr. Gohar Farhani as speaker. PAAIA DC members, NexGen members, and other guests attended the event, where they had an opportunity to hear Farahani speak about social entrepreneurship, and also to network with other Iranian Americans in the area. Dr. Farahani is […]
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April 7, 2015
PAAIA NY Private Art Reception & Tour Featuring Nicky Nodjoumi premium
Please join us for a private cocktail reception and tour at the newly opened Taymour Grahne Gallery on Thursday, September 26, 2013. Come meet the celebrated artist, Nicky Nodjoumi, as he provides a private tour of his incredible exhibition entitled Chasing the Butterfly and Other Recent Paintings. Wine and Persian appetizers will be served.   Featuring […]
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April 7, 2015
PAAIA CHIP Fellow Reflects on Internship with Senator Dianne Feinstein premium
September 9, 2013, San Francisco, CA – This summer I had the incredible opportunity to take part in PAAIA’s Capitol Hill Internship Program by interning in Senator Dianne Feinstein’s office in San Francisco. Interning in Senator Feinstein’s office was both an amazing experience and a great learning opportunity. Handling mostly cases of constituent services and field representation, […]
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April 7, 2015
My Incredible Summer on Capitol Hill premium
August 16, 2013, Washington, D.C. – The PAAIA Capitol Hill Internship Program is not just for congressional internships: this past summer, I worked in the private sector as a federal advocacy intern at the government relations firm, LNE Group. In sharing my own summer experience–a summer at the nexus of the public and private sectors–I hope that […]
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April 7, 2015
2013-2014 U.S. Youth Observer Application Process Opens premium
The U.S. Department of State, in partnership with the United Nations Association of the U.S.A., has opened the application process for the 2013-2014 U.S. Youth Observer to the UN General Assembly. The Youth Observer position is a part of the United States’ effort to increase youth interest and participation in international relations. The Youth Observer […]
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April 7, 2015
2013 NexGen Leadership Conference: Inspiring and Memorable premium
August 13, 2013, Washington, D.C. – The inaugural PAAIA NexGen Leadership Conference (NLC) took place on August 2-4 at the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The two-day conference brought together over fifty Iranian-American young professionals and students from across the United States with the goal of creating a strong network of future leaders in […]
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