Passing the Torch of Success, Berkeley
October 10, 2010
In a remarkable gathering, some of the most accomplished Iranian Americans shared their experiences with the next generation of leaders. Former CNN anchor Rudi Bakhtiar and the popular actor/comedian Maz Jobrani co-hosted the forum at UC Berkeley's Wheeler Auditorium on Sunday, October, 10, 2010 from 2:00 - 5:30 pm. Speakers included:
- Anousheh Ansari - First female private space explorer
- Davar Ardalan - Producer, NPR / CPB
- Hamid Biglari – Vice Chairman, Citicorp | Citigroup
- Dr. Vishtasb Broumand - Humanitarian Reconstructive Surgeon
- Hooman Khalili - Morning Radio Personality - ALICE 97.3 FM
- Hamid Moghadam - Leading Global Developer & Philanthropist
- Dr. Vali Nasr - Senior Advisor to the Obama Administration
The event also featured a musical Performance by Sam Golzari of the Elevaters
The event was co-hosted by the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) and the Iranian Student Alliance of America (ISAA).
Click here for the press release.
Listen to Hooman Khalili's Radio Promo of Passing the Torch