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The Annual Mossadegh Servant Leadership Lecture

April 17, 2018 at 3 p.m.

From tehran to oklahoma city: building of caring

The 2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor recipient, Mohammad Farzaneh, along with his brother, Jalal Farzaneh, the founders of Home Creations, will discuss their journey as immigrants from Iran to Norman, Oklahoma, in 1978 and becoming the largest new home builders in that state. Philanthropy, servant leadership and reaching across many communities, they will share their story of how they succeeded to attain the American dream.

Free and open to the public. Refreshments and Q&A to follow.

Registration Required

Northeastern Illinois University - Alumni Hall North
3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Chicago, Ill. 60625

Past Events

October 2017

"Pragmatic Petroleum Management Post Nationalization of Iranian Oil"
A lecture by Mr. Ghobad Fakhimi

Mr. Fakhimi discussed his 30 years as one of the high-ranking executives and member of the governors of the National Iranian Oil Company, and his book, "Thirty Years Iran Oil: From Nationalization to Islamic Revolution." 

February 2018 

A screening of the documentary "A Dying King: The Shah of Iran" and post-film discussion with director Bobak Kalhor.

By unraveling the secrecy surrounding this critical period of history, beginning from the onset of the Shah’s illness, to the diagnosis/misdiagnosis and maltreatment, “A Dying King” exposes the main causes of the Iranian Revolution, the pursuant 444-day hostage crisis and the adversarial relations between the U.S and Iran.

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