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Video: Awarded Iranian American Chef Ariana Bundy’s beautiful introduction to Persian cuisine on TV at Nat Geo People on May 8th

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Originally posted on The other Iran:
Ariana Bundy, an award winning Iranian-American chef and cookbook author of ‘Pomegranates & Roses’, visits the vast and fascinating country of Iran to re-discover her heritage. From the lush green mountains of the Caspian…

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Behnaz Sarafpour – designer and finalist of the Smithsonian’s National Design Award

Behnaz Sarafpour is a New York City-based designer who introduced a line of women’s apparel bearing her name in 2001. She attended Parsons School of Design, where she was honored with the Golden Thimble Award,and has held design positions at … Continue reading

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Reza Sayed Badiyi awarded Iranian-American director of very popular TV series in the 80s and 90s

Reza Sayed Badiyi (Persian: رضا بدیعی; April 17, 1930 – August 20, 2011) was an Iranian-American film director. He graduated from the Academy of Drama in Iran. He moved to the United States in 1955. He graduated from Syracuse University … Continue reading

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Omid R. Kordestani was named one of Time’s “100 People who shape our world”

  Omid R. Kordestani (Persian: امید کردستانی‎) is an Iranian-American businessman who works as senior advisor to the Office of the CEO and Founders at Google He graduated with an electrical engineering degree from San Jose State University.he entered Stanford … Continue reading

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Salar Kamangar – Senior executive at Google and former CEO of YouTube

Salar Kamangar (Persian: سالار کمانگر‎; born 1977 in Tehran) is a senior executive at Google and former CEO of Google’s YouTube brand. He was the 9th employee to join Google. He joined after graduating from Stanford in 1998. Kamangar created … Continue reading

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Roozbeh Jafari – associate Professor of electrical engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas and winner of the 2012 National Science Foundation CAREER award

Roozbeh Jafari, an associate professor of electrical engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas, is currently doing a research on how to enable people to use their mind and thoughts in order to get an application running, choose a … Continue reading

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Eight Iranian-Americans among recipients of the 2014 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Sherry Bahrambeygui Dr. Kamiar Alae Iran Davar Ardalan Darioush Nasser Pejman Nozad Aria Mehrabi Ali Mojdehi Shaygan Kheradpir Iranian Americans being awarded the 2014 Ellis Island Medal of Honor Dr. Kamiar Alaei – Director of Global Institute for Health and … Continue reading

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