TEA-TALK SERIES WITH THE PERSIAN COMMUNITY

Moderators and Guest of Honors

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The Iranian Federated Women’s Club (IFWC)/Payvand, will be proudly celebrating diversity in the Silicon Valley by presenting a series of discussions. The Session 4 of the series will be on Friday January, 19, 2018, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm.  Highly skilled experts as well as artistic performers will be sharing their insights and their art to enlighten and entertain attendees in these open to the public series.

The following sessions are planned:

Session 4: Living the Science of Mind and inward Journey

Come and join in the discussion, the myths and realities of the American Dream. “What is Science of Mind?”

Understanding and becoming aware of Science of Mind is the first step toward establishing the foundation of happiness and success. Our Science of Mind expert will share easy techniques and practices on setting boundaries and building a healthy life through an inward journey. The focus for this talk is to become aware and declare our intentions for 2018, be complete with 2017, and living powerfully.

January 19, 2018, 5:30pm-8:00pm

Guest of Honor: Rev. Kathy Homara, RScP., M.A.

Moderators: Jennifer Stark, and Fariba Nejat

The Nosh Cafe 19700 Vallco Parkway, # 190 Cupertino 95014

Program will be in English and Persian

 

Session 5: Volunteerism and doing Business- The Commonalties and Differences

Let’s define the separation between the two and share insights on creating a work life balance.

February 16, 2018, 5:30pm-8:00pm

Guest of Honor: TBA

Moderators: Jennifer Stark, Fariba Nejat, and Rev. Kathy Homara

The Nosh Cafe 19700 Vallco Parkway, # 190 Cupertino 95014

Program will be in English and Persian

 

Session 6: Attending an event:

Persian New Year Celebration- Setting the Right Intention for a new Beginning

With the rejuvenation of nature and start of the new year, let’s develop a plan of action to better ourselves and our life.

March 23, 2018, 6:00pm-10:00pm

Info: www.payvand.org/nowruz-2018/

Program will be in English and Persian

 

Session 7: How to Strengthen the Sense of Community and unite

How can we thrive in and unify as a community of many opinions?

Guest of Honor: TBA

Moderators: Fariba Nejat, Jennifer Stark, and Rev. Kathy Homara

April 20, 2018, 5:30pm-8:00pm

The Nosh Cafe 19700 Vallco Parkway, # 190 Cupertino 95014

Tea, pastries and live music

Program will be in English and Persian

 

Session 8: Essential parenting, nurturing our young mind

Guest of Honor: TBA

Moderators: Fariba Nejat, Jennifer Stark, and Rev. Kathy Homara

May 25, 2018, 5:30pm-8:00pm

The Nosh Cafe 19700 Vallco Parkway, # 190 Cupertino 95014

Tea, pastries and live music

Program will be in English and Persian

 

Session 9: Cultural diversity in our community

How to respect and cherish our cultural diversity with in the community?

Guest of Honor: TBA

Moderators: Fariba Nejat, Jennifer Stark, and Rev. Kathy Homara

June 22, 2018, 5:30pm-8:00pm

The Nosh Cafe 19700 Vallco Parkway, # 190 Cupertino 95014

Tea, pastries and live music

Program will be in English and Persian

 

Session 10: Health 

Guest of Honor: Lynnette Schlick RDN/CDE

Moderators: Fariba Nejat, Jennifer Stark, and Rev. Kathy Homara

July 27, 2018, 5:30pm-8:00pm

The Nosh Cafe 19700 Vallco Parkway, # 190 Cupertino 95014

Tea, pastries and live music

Program will be in English and Persian

PAST SESSIONS:

Session 1: – Law and Virtue of Respectful Communication with Seniors in California

Come and join in the conversation about the rights of elders, nursing care neglect and how to protect these citizens under the state law.5:30-8:00 p.m.

October 27, 2017-

Guests of Honor: John Hirokawa, retired Under Sheriff

Moderators: Jennifer Stark, and Fariba Nejat

The Nosh Cafe 19700 Vallco Parkway, # 190 Cupertino 95014

Tea, pastries and music

Program will be in English and Persian

 

Session 2: How to Build and Maintain REAL relationships

Healthy relationships are the foundation of happiness and success. Our experts will share easy techniques and practices on setting boundaries and building healthy relationship.

Guest of Honor: Azizeh Rezaiyan,  Founder of Silicon Valley Marriage Counseling Center

November 17, 5:30pm-8:00pm

Moderators: Jennifer Stark, Rev. Kathy Homara, and Fariba Nejat

The Nosh Cafe 19700 Vallco Parkway, # 190 Cupertino 95014

Program will be in English and Persian

Session 3: Attending an event: Celebrating Yalda- Moving from Darkness to Light

Let’s get together and turn the darkest and longest night of the year into a celebration of culture, poetry and friendship.

December 21, 2017, 5:30pm-9:30pm

Cupertino Community Hall: 10350 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014

Event info, list of the Performers and Program: http://payvand.org/yalda-2017/

Program will be in English and Persian

 

For more information or questions, please contact us at ifwc96@gmail.com or at payvand95@gmail.com