Humanity of Persian Culture continues to be expressed through the rich and enduring legacy of Persian traditions, arts, scholarship and guiding principles.

17 Mar, 2021

Happy Nowruz 2021

Mar 17, 2021 |

Happy Nowruz 2021, the celebration of the Persian New Year and first day of Spring! As it happens, Nowruz this year is particularly well timed and meaningful. The date of Nowruz is determined by the Persian Solar calendar which observes the Vernal Equinox as the beginning of the New Year. [...]

14 Feb, 2021

Iranian Art-The Treasures Of Iran’s Cultural Heritage

Feb 14, 2021 |

Iranian art and handicrafts are displayed in an exhibit at the National Museum of Iran in cooperation with Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, representing 9000 years of the roots of Iranian art, culture, and civilization. The following video and accompanying description from the Bundeskunsthalle channel on YouTube displays [...]

22 Dec, 2020

Celebrating Historic COVID-19 Year Of Achievement

Dec 22, 2020 |

The Miracles of 2020 As the year comes to a close, many people around the world will choose to bid an impassioned goodbye to 2020, a year seemingly defined by global turbulence, uncertainty, polarization, isolation, and deep personal loss. We mourn the loss of life in our families and more [...]

14 Nov, 2020

Thanksgiving past, present and future

Nov 14, 2020 |

Sharing Tradition Rouzbeh Yassini continues to be a committed and generous mentor to many students who come from Iran to continue their education in the United States. These students, like Rouzbeh and his family, come from a country rich in cultural traditions, such as the Nowruz, which bring families and [...]

7 Nov, 2020

Hildenbrand Rising Leader And Scholarship 2020

Nov 7, 2020 |

2020 Update on Wilt Hildenbrand scholarship and leadership awards Last year at the 2019 Cable-Tec Expo, the SCTE Foundation announced the creation of the Wilt J. Hildenbrand Jr. memorial scholarships and Rising Leader under the age of 40 Award. SCTE Foundation and the YAS foundation partnered to establish the [...]

5 Nov, 2020

Nader Engheta Wins Newton Medal and Prize

Nov 5, 2020 |

The Winner Is Nader Engheta! From the time of the Golden age of the Persian empire ancient polymaths, most notably Abu Rayhan al-Biruni, were lifelong scholars influential in laying the groundwork for the future of discoveries n the field of physics. On November 2, 2020, in recognition of global leadership [...]

25 Oct, 2020

Hafez My Brilliant Image

Oct 25, 2020 |

In a dedication to brain injury survivors on the condition of lonliness, Emelia Clarke reads "My Brilliant Image" a poem by the ancient Persian poet, Hafez  Emilia Clarke is founder of SameYou, a charity campaigning for equal access to brain injury recovery. Emilia Clarke [...]

23 Oct, 2020

Maryam Mirzakhani

Oct 23, 2020 |

Maryam Mirzakhani, following in the footsteps of the Ancient Persian Scholar, Khwarizmi, known as the “Father of Algebra”, this young Iranian woman carried on the Persian legacy of the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. Through her diligence, determination, and relentless questioning, she exceeded the old boundaries for women mathematicians winning many [...]

23 Oct, 2020

Mohammad-Reza Shajarian

Oct 23, 2020 |

Described as one of the great voices of all times, the melody emperor of Iran, the greatest living maestro of Persian classical music and the voice of Iran, Mohammad-Reza Shajarian, the Iranian singer, poet, calligraphist and humanitarian, passed away at 80 years old in Tehran after a 15 year battle [...]

2 Jun, 2020

Global collaboration for global innovation

Jun 2, 2020 |

Over the last 10,000 years, innovation has always been the driving force in advancing civilization. Today we face a challenge that calls upon our best global innovators business leaders, educators, and every human being to collaborate in the development of solutions that enable us to simultaneously live, work, run our [...]

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