|PAAIA NexGen DC Hosts Nadereh Chamlou|
Please join us as we proudly host Nadereh Chamlou on Thursday, May 9th. Nadereh Chamlou is Senior Advisor to the Chief Economist for the Middle East and North Africa Region of the World Bank.
|Iranian American Women Make Great Strides in Technology|
After several Iranian Americans made Forbes' 2012 "30 Under 30list for their accomplishments in technology, three Iranian American women were recently recognized by Business Insider as being among "The 30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech."
|Iranian Americans are a Predominantly Secular Community|
May 1, 2013, Washington, D.C. - On April 18, 2013, the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) released its 2013 National Public Opinion Survey of Iranian Americans, the fifth such survey PAAIA has commissioned since its creation in 2008.
|Iran Emergency Student Fund Update|
As you may be aware, since February 2013, the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranians (PAAIA), in partnership with the Institute of International Education (IIE) has been collecting funds for Iranian students on F-1 visas who are in dire financial need.
|PAAIA NexGen DC Features Behrad Mahdi|
On April 11, 2013, NexGen DC hosted Behrad Mahdi as speaker. PAAIA DC members, NexGen members, and other guests attended the event, where they had an opportunity to hear Mahdi speak about social entrepreneurship, and also to network with other Iranian Americans in the area.
|PAAIA Releases 2013 National Survey of Iranian Americans|
April 18, 2013, Washington, D.C. - The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) today released the findings of its fifth national public opinion survey of Iranian Americans. The 2013 survey was conducted by George Mason University in February and follows similar annual surveys commissioned by PAAIA.
|PAAIA NexGen NY Leadership and Professional Development Forum|
PAAIA NexGen New York is pleased to announce the launch of our Leadership and Professional Development Forum (LPDF), a series of 2-hour workshops aimed at empowering the next generation of Iranian Americans with valuable leadership skills and professional competencies.
|Iranian American Coalition Reiterates Call for Obama to Allow Earthquake Relief|
April 17, 2013, Washington, D.C. - In the aftermath of the second deadly earthquake to strike Iran within a week, a coalition of Iranian American, human rights, and humanitarian organizations have reiterated their call for President Obama to take appropriate action to ensure that sanctions do not impede humanitarian assistance and relief efforts.
|PAAIA Announces I am Cyrus Contest Winners|
April 16, 2013, Washington, D.C. - The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) is proud to announce the winners of the "I am Cyrus" contest. The contest, sponsored in part by Mission: Restore, was created to celebrate the diversity and richness of Iranian culture.
|PAAIA and IABA Co-Host Nowruz Dinner|
On April 7th, 2013, the New York chapters of PAAIA and the Iranian American Bar Association co-hosted their third annual Nowruz banquet in the New York County Lawyers Association ballroom.The evening featured a cocktail hour with Persian appetizers, a dinner of traditional Persian Nowruz dishes, and flamenco jazz performers.
|PAAIA Extends Deadline for OGHAB Summer Internship Program|
April 10, 2013, Washington, D.C. - PAAIA has extended the deadline for the OGHAB summer internship program to April 26, 2013. The PAAIA Opportunities for Growth, High Achievement, and Betterment program (OGHAB) represents one of the main goals - to invest in a new generation of Iranian Americans and give them the advice, tools, and support they need to succeed.
|More Than 300 Iranian Students Really Need Your Help|
Several weeks ago, PAAIA announced a partnership with the Institute of International Education (IIE) to provide emergency grants of $2,000 each to Iranian students in the US who are facing financial difficulties due to the recent currency devaluation in Iran.
|Support the Establishment of a National Museum of the American People|
On March 19, 2013, Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA/8th) reintroduced bipartisan legislation (H.Con.Res.27) that would create a presidential commission to study the establishment of a Museum of the American People, which would be devoted to the role immigration and migration have played in the development of American society.
|Abtahi and Omar Campaigns Gain Momentum|
April 9, 2013, Washington, DC - With the May 11, 2013 elections fast approaching, the campaigns of Bobby Abtahi for the Dallas, Texas City Council and Amir Omar for mayor of Richardson, Texas continue to gain momentum with recent endorsements by realtors.
|PAAIA and Taksh Law Assist Iranian Students on F-1 Visas|
Dear Iranian F-1 Student: This document is intended to provide you with information relating to the process of obtaining part-time, off-campus work authorization in light of financial difficulties due to unforeseen circumstances.
|PAAIA Works with The Gondi Lunchbox Project|
April 5, 2013, Washington, D.C. - "What's in your lunchbox?" asks a young child in an introduction to The Gondi Lunchbox Project on YouTube. With a creative name drawn from the different foods Iranian children have in their lunchboxes when they go to school, The Gondi Lunchbox Project is a book in progress based on the acculturation process of Jewish Iranian Americans.