Passing the Torch of Success, Houston
February 20, 2011
Sunday, February 20, 2011
Rice University—Stude Concert Hall
3PM to 6PM
In a remarkable gathering, some of the most accomplished Iranian-Americans shared their experiences with the next generation of leaders. The event was held at Rice University’s Stude Concert Hall on February 20th in Houston, TX. Rudi Bakhtiar, former CNN anchor, and K-Von, host of MTV’s Disaster Date will host Houston's Passing the Torch of Success. Speakers included:
• Davar Ardalan—Executive Producer, Corporation for Public Broadcasting
• Hamid Biglari—Vice-Chairman, Citicorp|Citigroup
• Behzad Ranjbaran—Composer and Professor, The Juilliard School
• Dr. Pardis Sabeti—Scientist and Professor, Harvard University
• Faryar Shirzad— Global Head of the Government Affairs, Goldman and Sachs & Co.
• Mahvash Yazdi—Chief Information Officer, Southern California Edison
Passing the Torch of Success is an ongoing series of educational and inspirational events aimed primarily at youth and organized by members of the PAAIA Board and local Chapters. For more information on past events, please click here.To view the pdf, please click here.