Board of Trustees
We are grateful to the late Highness Princess Ashraf Pahlavi, whose generosity and foresight in providing the Foundation with an original endowment helped launch our service to the students and scholars of Iranian Studies as well as the Iranian communities across the world.
Our members include
- Mahnaz Afkhami Executive Director: Chair, English Department, National University of Iran (1968-1970); Secretary General, Women’s Organization of Iran (1970-1978); Minister of State for Women’s Affairs (1976-1978)
Azar Nafisi Writer, Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Ahmad Ghoreishi Chancellor, National University of Iran (1975-1978)
Vali Nasr Professor and Dean, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); Adjunct Senior Fellow at Council on Foreign Relations
Gholam Reza Afkhami Professor, National University of Iran (1967-1979); Secretary General, National Committee for World Literacy Program (1975-1979)