June 9, 2011


PAAIA to Host
Outreach Events with U.S. Department of State


June 9, 2011, Washington, D.C. –
The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), in
collaboration with the U.S. Department of the State, will host a series
of informative panel discussions on changes to visa validity for
Iranian students.  The first event will be held at Stanford University on June 22nd and
the second event will be held at George
Washington University on June 23rd.
The purpose of these events, co-sponsored with other Iranian American
organizations, is to educate Iranian Americans and Iranian students
about the changes to the student visa policy. The panel presentations
will include representatives from the U.S. Department of State.

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Forget to Register for
the PAAIA Webinar, College Admission Preview – Finding the Right

June 9, 2011,
Washington, D.C. –
The PAAIA Webinar series, College Admission and You debuts
the first installment, College
Admission Preview – Finding the Right Match,
this Sunday, June 12th at 5 PM PST
This webinar will help answer any questions students and parents may
have about the college admission process. More specifically, it will
review university admission trends, different types of application
procedures, as well as presenting ways to find the right college match.

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For Alexandra
Monir, Book is Just the Beginning


June 8, 2011, Los Angeles, CA
– Talent runs deep in 25-year-old Iranian-American Alexandra Monir’s
family. Given that her grandmother is the late Persian folk and opera
singer Monir Vakili, it is perhaps not surprising that she has already
released her first, much lauded novel Timeless.

when one realizes she also wrote and recorded multiple songs to
compliment the novel, and that she’s already penning her second book
(as requested by Random House), it’s hard not to be impressed.

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Mentorship Program Application Period has Closed

2011 PAAIA Mentorship Program application process ended on June 3rd,
2011.  PAAIA will match the mentee/mentor pairs and announce the
results in July.

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