Empowering Student Achievement

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 reason, and a little more compassion into world affairs and thereby increase the chance that nations will learn at last to live in peace and friendship.”

A key component in this effort is empowering students who have special skill and talents; not by a systematic process but based on quality, character, and background. The mentorship effort includes think tank sessions, advising and making sure that students have all the tools they need to grow into a Global Citizens of the Future.  The support of the YAS foundation does not end at graduation.  Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini continues to be in contact with students through email, outreach,staying apprised of their current accomplishments and life events as well as invitations to gatherings such as the annual Thanksgiving Meal.

George Leslie Borden
Sr. Broadband
Network Engineer
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Rowan Ian Cruickshank
Honors Degree in Literary Arts
Brown University
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Yasaman Dadruie
Masters Program
University of
Essen-Duisburg
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Kimia Fereydooni
Masters Program
Stanford University
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Nadia Fereydooni
Ph.D. Candidate
Georgia Institute of Technology
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Emad Aghasi Kermani
Digital Marketing Consultant
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Mina Mehrdana
Intelligent Automation Analyst
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Melika Nouri
Ph.D. Candidate
Arizona State University
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Soroosh Rezaei
Masters Program
University of
Essen-Duisburg
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Baharan Baniasadi
Classical Solo Singing
Richard Wagner University Vienna

Sadeq Fallah
Ph.D. Candidate
Tarbiat Modares University