Resources For Students

Educational Mentorship aimed at assisting gifted students to achieve their ambitions is a critical component of the YAS Foundation work. The YAS Foundation mentorship philanthropy emulates the intent of Senator J. William Fulbright. “The Fulbright Program’s mission is to bring a little more knowledge, a little more [...]

Mirzakhani Fellowships Awarded

Stanford | Mathematics: School of Humanities & Sciences "Hannah Larson and Isabel Vogt Awarded Mirzakhani Fellowships" The Stanford Mathematics Department is pleased to announce that Hannah Larson is awarded the Maryam Mirzakhani Graduate Fellowship, and Isabel Vogt is awarded the Maryam Mirzakhani Postdoctoral Fellowship. Mirzakhani Fellowships Awarded were established in [...]

Maryam Mirzakhani

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 [...]

West Virginia University Academy of Distinguished Alumni

“During his senior year at WVU, Yassini became fascinated by the burgeoning satellite communications industry. Upon graduation, he was recruited by GE, where he went to work building television receivers.” Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard is founder and CEO of YAS Capital Partners LLC. He has gained an international reputation as a [...]

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