San Francisco, California, October 16, 2009 – On October 18, 2009 the PARSA Community Foundation will host Light the Way, the 2009 annual awards ceremony honoring the Volunteerism and Action Award and Philanthropist of the Year Award recipients. Forough Hosseini will receive the Philanthropist of the Year award, designed to honor an individual who is self-made, has achieved world-class success in his/her field, and has culminated that success in civic leadership by actively perpetuating the American Dream for others. Atossa Soltani will receive the recipient of the Volunteerism and Action award, given to an individual who excels in courageous volunteerism and bold leadership, tackles difficult problems with long-term solutions, and inspires others to make similar commitments to a cause.
Click here to learn more about the 2009 Annual Award Recipients.
Click here to learn more about the Annual Awards ceremony.