Iranian-American women to gather for conference

More than 600 people from around the nation are expected to gather for the second annual Iranian-American Leadership Conference.

Coastline Community College is hosting several high ranking Iranian-American women to lead workshops and panel discussions for the one-day conference from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, 3050 Bristol St. in Costa Mesa.

United Nations consultant Nayereh Tohidi, Murad Inclusive Health President Tracey Sameyah, CNN Worldwide Senior Vice President of International Newsgathering Parisa Khosravi, NAACP Senior Manager Niaz Kasravi and World Bank Senior Advisor Nadereh Chamlou will attend as speakers and panelists.

The event is open to everyone. Registration is $75 before Oct. 7 and $100 after. Registration can be done at

—Britney Barnes

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