Born and raised in Iran, Elahe is a proud graduate from the University of Tehran with a degree in Geology. In US she attended Syracuse University in Upstate New York, Graduated with MS and PHD Focused on Information Science and Geology. She started her professional career in Oil & Gas, later switches to Aerospace Industry and Information Technology. She worked in major aerospace companies; NASA, Boeing and Raytheon at leadership and management capacity for more than 10 years. Past few years I has been providing consulting services to High Tech companies and Startups. She has taught in various colleges and universities in Iran and in US. She loves to work with younger generation and mentor them in area of her expertise including: Geology, Geographic Information System, Information Technology, Project Management, Aerospace Engineering and entrepreneurship.