PSA Farewell Event


Description:
The last event of the year, where PSA members and board of directors got together and went over the fond memories of the past year while enjoying delicious Haleem, fresh Sangak and Persian tea.
Time: June 9th, 8:45 - 10:00 pm
Location: Fairclough Lounge, Stanford

PSA Movie Night (3)


Description:
The 3rd PSA Movie Night of the year, where the Jury and the audience Sundance winner, Sonita was screened. The Screening was followed up by Q and A with Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami, the director/producer of the movie. This event was co-organized by PSA, Stanford Arts and Camera As Witness (CAW) program.
Time: June 5th, 7:15 - 9:15 pm
Location: Packard Electrical Engineering Building, Room 101

Ctrl+S (RAH foundation) Info Session


Description:
An info session about Ctrl+S (RAH foundation), the first sexual health education platform in Farsi, followed by reception and networking.
Time: June 3rd, 6 - 8 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

White Nights (14)


Description:
The fourteenth event in the monthly series of PSA Persian Poetry Nights, named White Nights. This event started with an open discussion about a poem by Hafez followed by poetry reading by audience.
Time: May 30th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

Kabob at Rahim Amidi Resort


Description:
The serial entrepreneur and investor, Rahim Amidi, the co-founder of Plug and Play, kindly hosting PSA members at his beautiful resort in Woodside. Attendees enjoyed delicious kabob, their company and fruitful conversations.
Time: May 27th, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location:Woodside, CA

PSA Yacht Party


Description:
The most sought-after party of the year!
Time:May 19th, 9:30 pm - 12:30 am
Location:Chardonnay Yacht, 2394 Mariner Square Drive, Alameda, CA, 94501

PSA Hike (6)


Description:
A moderate hike to Hidden Villa, organized by one our professional hikers in PSA, Ali Hemmatifar.
Time:April 29th, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location:Hidden Villa

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PSA Game Night (3)


Description:
The 3rd PSA Game Night of the year, where PSA members enjoy each other company while playing board and card games and having some delicious snacks.
Time:April 28th, 8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location:Nitery Building

PSA Company Visit (6) :: Intel


Description:
A visit to the Intel headquarters in Santa Clara
Time: April 28th, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location:Intel HQ, Santa Clara

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Ghazal Fayli Vocal Workshop


Description:
This workshop was focused on Persian Vocal techniques and ornaments. The focus of the materials in sections was adjusted to the desire, skills, and experiences of the participants. Last but not the least was the part where participants will be singing in the session. This workshop was instructed by Ms. Ghazal Fayli, a recognized contemporary female Persian vocalist.
Time:April 22nd, 10:00 am - 12:45 pm
Location:Elliot Program Center, Stanford

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White Nights (13) - Persian Poetry Night Series


Description:
The thirteenth event in the monthly series of PSA Persian Poetry Nights, named White Nights. This event started with an open discussion about a poem by Hafez followed by poetry reading by audience.
Time: April 18th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Location:Bechtel International Center

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PSA Visit to OMESCAPE


Description:
A fun event where attendees played the room escape game, successfully escaping from the Joker Asylum.
Time: April 15th, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: OMESCAPE, San Jose

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PSA-ISAA Sizdah Bedar Celebration


Description:
A celebration of Sizdah Bedar (Nature day in the Persian calendar), where attendees enjoyed the company of each others, some juicy chicken kebab for lunch, tasty tea and chocolate and also various board/card/ball games.
Time: April 2nd, 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location:Bechtel International Center

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PSA Norooz Celebration


Description:
A celebration of Norooz, the Persian new year, starting with a delicious Persian dinner - Sabzi Polo Maahi and Kookoo Sabzi, continuing with tasty Persian cookies and tea, karaoke and board/card games until the Norooz time at 3:28 am and ending with a wonderful Persian breakfast - Haleem.
Time: March 19th-20th, 9:00 pm - 4:30 am
Location:Bechtel International Center

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PSA Egg Painting


Description:
A fun event where attendees painted eggs for use in the Haftseen table in the Norooz celebration.
Time: March 18th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location:Bechtel International Center

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PSA Norooz Party


Description:
The most incredible party of the year!
Time: March 17th, 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location:The Lyman Atrium

E-Dinner (5) - Nazila Alasti, Global Head of Product Marketing at ebay


Description:
The fifth event in the E-dinner series where a number of students sit down and break bread with Silicon Valley leaders to gain professional and entrepreneurial insight in a focused, but relaxed format.
Time:March 14th, 7:30 - 9:00 pm
Location:Shalizaar Restaurant

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PSA Visit to The 18th Annual Persian Center Chahar Shanbeh Souri Celebration


Description:
A visit to the 18th annual Persian Center Chahar Shanbeh Souri Celebration
Time:March 14th, 6:00 - 10:00 pm
Location:Persian Center, Berkeley

PSA Company Visit(5)::Twitter


Description:
Our next visit from the PSA company visit series to Twitter. This visit accompanied with tech sessions and friendly chat with Jeff Ma.
Time:March 2nd , 11 am - 2:30 pm
Location:TwitterHQ , Market str. San Francisco

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White Nights (12) - Persian Poetry Night Series


Description:
The twelfth event in the monthly series of PSA Persian Poetry Nights, named “White Nights”. This event started with an open discussion about a poem by Hafez followed by poetry reading by audience. .
Time: February 28th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

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PSA Sepandarmazgan Reception (Election Night)


Description:
A celebration of Sepandarmazgan day (Valentine’s day in the Persian Calendar), starting with delicious Iranian dinner followed by a panel by the candidates for the next PSA board of directors..
Time: February 25th, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Graduate Community Center, Havana Room

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PSA Election Info Session


Description:
An info session with the current PSA board of directors to answer the questions of potential PSA board candidates about the different aspects of being a PSA board member.
Time:February 13th, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location:The Nitery Building, Room 209

A fireside chat with Omid Kordestani


Description:
The Persian Student Association Stanford (PSA) at Stanford University, and Iranian Stanford Alumni Association (ISAA) present: A fireside chat with Omid Kordestani about technology, business, career, and life lessons. RSVP required at OmidAtStanford.eventbrite.com.
Time: February 11th, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: NVDIA Auditorium

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PSA Movie Night (2)


Description:
The 2nd PSA Movie Night of the year, where our cineast PSA member, Mehrdad Shirangi, screened Close-Up directed by Abbas Kiarostami.
Time:February 3rd, 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: Packard Electrical Engineering Building, Room 101

PSA Meet and Greet


Description:
An informal gathering to enjoy ice cream while chatting about the recent news on travel ban.
Time: January 29th, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Graduate Community Center (GCC), Second Floor

PSA Hike (5)


Description:
A moderate hike to the Castle Rock State Park, organized by one our professional hikers in PSA, Mehrdad Shirangi.
Time: January 29th, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: The Castle Rock State Park

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E-Dinner (4) - Pedram Mokrian , Principal at Mayfield Fund


Description:
The fourth event in the E-dinner series where a number of students sit down and break bread with Silicon Valley leaders to gain professional and entrepreneurial insight in a focused, but relaxed format.
Time: January 26th, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Shalizaar Restaurant

White Nights (11) - Persian Poetry Night Series


Description:
The eleventh event in the monthly series of PSA Persian Poetry Nights, named White Nights. This event started with an open discussion about a poem by Hafez followed by poetry reading by audience.
Time:January 13th, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

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PSA Ski trip


Description:
A trip to the wonderful lake Tahoe to enjoy skiing, snowmobile driving, snow tubing and so on! We celebrated MLK holiday with Jooje and gliding on powdery snows!
Time:January 17th, - 16th
Location: South Lake Tahoe

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PSA Yalda Night Celebration


Description:
The celebration of winter solstice with red pomegranates and watermelons, salted nuts and delicious Iranian food - Aash - accompanied by reading the lovely poems of Hafez and enjoying the wonderful Persian Classical Music played by Ashkon Rasooli (Piano) and Maziar Aghvami (Tombak).
Time: December 21st, 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location: Bechtel International Center

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PSA Pomegranate Seeding


Description:
Seeding Pomegranates to be used in the PSA Yalda night celebration happening the day after, while enjoying good pizza and the company of other PSA members.
Time: December 20th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

White Nights (10) - Persian Poetry Night Series


Description:
The tenth event in the monthly series of PSA Persian Poetry Nights, named White Nights. This event started with an open discussion about a poem by Hafez followed by poetry reading by audience.
Time: December 13th, 7:30 am pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

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PSA Company Visit (4) :: Singularity University


Description:
A visit to Singularity University in Moffett Field
Time: December 8th, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Singularity University

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PSA Fall Party


Description:
The most incredible party of the fall!
Time: December 3rd, 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location: The Henry and Monique Brandon Family Community Room

PSA Company Visit (3) :: Plug and Play Tech Center


Description:
A visit to Plug and Play (PnP) Tech Center in Sunnyvale
Time: December 2nd, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Plug and Play (PnP) Tech Center

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PSA Movie Night (1)


Description:
The 1st PSA Movie Night of the year, where our cineast PSA member, Mehrdad Shirangi, screened The Certified Copy directed by Abbas Kiarostami
Time: November 29th, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

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Pear-PSA Pitch Night and Panel


Description:
A panel discussion featuring Babak Pahlevan, the co-founder and CEO of Cleversense, and Mehdi Samadi, the co-founder and CTO of Solvyy, followed by a pitch competition where PSA members pitched their business ideas and received valuable feedbacks from the panelists and Pejman Nozad.
Time: November 28th, 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Location: Pear VC

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PSA-ISCO Thanksgiving Dinner


Description:
A thanksgiving reception jointly organized by PSA and the Iranian Students Cultural Organization (ISCO) at UC Berkeley
Time: November 22nd, 6:00 - 9:30 pm
Location: Persian Center, Berkeley

White Nights (9) - Persian Poetry Night Series


Description:
The ninth event in the monthly series of PSA Persian Poetry Nights, named White Nights. This event starts with a pertinent lecture followed by poetry reading by audience.
Time: November 22nd, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

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PSA Game Night (1)


Description:
The 1st PSA Game Night of the year, where PSA members enjoy playing board and card games. Tere are also some delicious snacks.
Time: November 18th, 8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location: Old Union Building

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PSA Hike (4)


Description:
A moderate hike to the Sam Mcdonald County Park, organized by one our professional hikers in PSA, Mehrdad Shirangi.
Time: November 12th, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: The Sam McDonald County Park

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PSA Company Visit (2) :: Samsung Research America (SRA)


Description:
A visit to Samsung Research America (SRA) center in Mountain View.
Time: November 11th, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Samsung Research America (SRA) Center

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E-Dinner (3) - Nima Asgharbeygi, Co-Founder and CTO of Cleversense


Description:
The third event in the E-dinner series where a number of students sit down and break bread with Silicon Valley leaders to gain professional and entrepreneurial insight in a focused, but relaxed format.
Time: November 3rd, 7:30 - 9:00 pm
Location: Shalizaar Restaurant

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White Nights (8) - Persian Poetry Night Series


Description:
The eighth event in the monthly series of PSA Persian Poetry Nights, named White Nights. This event starts with a pertinent lecture followed by poetry reading by audience.
Time: October 25th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

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PSA Hike (3)


Description:
A moderate hike to the Big Basin Park, organized by one our professional hikers in PSA, Ali Hemmatifar.
Time: October 22nd, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: The Big Basin Park

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Movie Screening : 5000 Years of Iranian Engineering


Description:
In celebration of International Archaeology Day - October 15th, PSA and American Institute of Archaeology (AIA) at Stanford jointly screened the wonderful documentary, 5000 Years of Iranian Engineering, followed by a Q&A with the film's writer, director, and producer, Dr. Farzin Rezaeian.
Time: October 15th , 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Location: Bishop Auditorium

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Welcome Dinner


Description:
A reception to welcome everyone back to campus for the new academic year, introducing new students to the organization, and getting to know everyone interested in being involved with PSA.
Time: October 7th , 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Location: Havana Room, Graduate Community Center

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E-Dinner (2) - Ali Nasiri Amini, Eng. Director and Data Scientist at Google


Description:
The second event in the E-dinner series where a number of students sit down and break bread with Silicon Valley leaders to gain professional and entrepreneurial insight in a focused, but relaxed format.
Time: September 29th, 7:30 - 9:00 pm
Location: Nairobi Room, Graduate Community Center

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White Nights (7) - Persian Poetry Night Series


Description:
The seventh event in the monthly series of PSA Persian Poetry Nights, named White Nights. This event starts with a pertinent lecture followed by poetry reading by audience.
Time: September 28th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

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PSA Pizza Night


Description:
A wonderful night where new and upper-class PSA members got to know each other while enjoying some super delicious pizza!
Time: September 27th, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Nitery Building

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PSA Company Visit (1) :: Bina Technologies


Description:
A visit to Bina Technologies, a highly successful Stanford Startup founded in 2010, which was eventually acquired by Roche in 2014. Bina was co-founded by one the distinguished PSA alumni, Narges Baniasadi.
Time: September 23th, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Bina Technologies

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Bechtel International Center Welcome Reception


Description:
A reception co-hosted by Bechtel international center, PSA and many other international associations to welcome incoming international students at Stanford.
Time: September 20th, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

PSA Summer Camping Trip


Description:
A summer camping trip to the wonderful Yosemite National Park.
Time: September 9-11th
Location: Yosemite National Park

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PSA Hike (2)


Description:
A moderate hike to Muir Woods, organized by one our professional hikers in PSA, Ali Hemmatifar.
Time: August 27th, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Muir Wood

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White Nights (6) - Persian Poetry Night Series


Description:
The sixth event in the monthly series of PSA Persian Poetry Nights, named White Nights. This event starts with a pertinent lecture followed by poetry reading by audience.
Time: August 23rd, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

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PSA Water Day


Description:
A Trip to WaterWorld Park
Time: July 31st, whole day
Location: WaterWorld Park, Concord

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White Nights (5) - Persian Poetry Night Series


Description:
The fifth event in the monthly series of PSA Persian Poetry Nights, named White Nights. This event starts with a pertinent lecture followed by poetry reading by audience.
Time: July 26th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

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Trip to Saddle Rack Nightclub


Description:
Trip to Saddle Rack Nightclub where live country music is played with dance instructors who lead groups of people dancing together. The whole nightclub has a cozy western theme.
Time: July 21st, 8:00 - 11:00 pm
Location: Saddle Rack Nightclub, Fremont

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Persian Center Entrepreneurial Networking Event


Description:
A trip to Persian Center in Berkeley in order to attend their great entrepreneurial networking event.
Time: July 14th, 7:00 - 9:30 pm
Location: Persian Center, Berkeley

Mahsa Vahdat Vocal Workshop


Description:
The workshop was about Persian singing techniques, focusing on a vocal ornamentation technique called tahrir. Participants learned about Persian modes and the way each mode can evoke emotions. They discovered the history of Persian music and how culture, history and religion affect music, and understood the significance of the relation between poetry and music. Last but not the least was the part where participants sang in the session.
Time: June 25th, 3:00 - 6:00 pm
Location: Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics

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PSA Hike (1)


Description:
A moderate hike to El Corte De Maria Creek, organized by one our professional hikers in PSA, Ali Hemmatifar.
Time: June 25th, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: El Corte De Maria Creek

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White Nights (4) - Persian Poetry Night Series


Description:
The fourth event in the monthly series of PSA Persian Poetry Nights, named White Nights. This event starts with a pertinent lecture followed by poetry reading by audience.
Time: June 21st, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

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Cumrun Vafa at Stanford


Description:
A friendly gathering with Professor Cumrun Vafa, Professor of Physics at Harvard University, for PSA members, alumni, and faculty, followed by a cozy dinner at Shalizaar Restaurant.
Time: June 14th, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Location: Graduate Community Center, Havana Room (Gathering) Shalizaar Restaurant (Dinner)

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PSA Eftar


Description:
Serving Eftari followed by traditional Persian dinner.
Time: June 8th, 8:30 - 10:00 pm
Location: Graduate Community Center, Havana Room

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Fire on Fire


Description:
The 10th anniversary edition of the most anticipated, multinational BBQ party at Stanford, which brings together the outdoor cuisines from Iran, Argentina, Peru, Turkey, Spain, Chile, the Netherlands, France, Germany and South Korea.
Time: May 21st, 4:00 - 10:00 pm
Location: Bechtel International Center

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