September 21, 2011 – “I am American and Iranian.” Over three decades after their mass migration began from their ancestral homeland, Iranian Americans have achieved success in their new home in many fields. From media to high-tech entrepreneurship, from the senior ranks of the federal government to academia, people of Iranian origin have truly “arrived” in America. Now, they also want to give back. Having done well, now they also yearn to do good.
This has been the main theme of the “Passing the Torch” events, the flagship annual gatherings of the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), a nonprofit organization founded in 2007 by a group of Iranian American professionals and corporate leaders.
September 16, 2011 – Fort Lee, NJ –On Friday evening, September 16, 2011, Dr. Akbar Ghahary, a member of the Board of Directors of IAPAC, the connected political action committee of the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), generously opened up his home to guests, friends and colleagues for a reception in honor of United States Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ).
September 13, 2011 – Dallas, TX – Richardson City Council member Amir Omar, enjoys doing more than promoting good public policy. He also likes using his position as city leader in alternative ways to benefit his community.
September 21, 2011 – The second installment of PAAIA’s inaugural Webinar series, College Admission and You: How to Prepare Your College Application Package has been rescheduled for October 6, 2011 at 6:00PM PST.
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