Mandana is a business/marketing professional with over 25 years of diverse background in Biotech, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices in the Bay Area focusing on project management, marketing, commercial operations and Research and Development.
Mandana is passionate about strengthening the sense of trust, and teamwork in Persian Community in the Bay Area and around the world. She believes in creation and necessity of having a stronger Persian community in the Bay area for our children and future generation to come and she has actively been working on various projects and with different civic organizations to bring certainty to that presence.
Mandana has been an active member of the Persian community for the past 30 years. Her community involvement began with the Society of Iranian Professionals (SIP) in 1984 where she was a volunteer in the Iranian Support Committee addressing the needs of Iranians in the Bay Area. In 1993, she was among the first volunteers and founding members of Persian Center. As the member of the board of Directors and capital campaign committee, She participated in raising funds establishing the Persian Center in Berkeley.
Mandana received her Masters of Business Administration in Marketing from University of Phoenix and her Bachelor's of Science in Chemistry from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Mandana lives with her family in San Mateo and in her spare time she enjoys walking, biking, meditation, photography and playing volleyball.