ZAGBA Zoroastrian Association of Greater Boston Area

2018 Shahenshai New Year

Dear ZAGBA Community, A friendly reminder that the 2018 Shahenshai New Year celebration will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the First Parish Church United (48 Main St, Westford, MA 01886). Please be on the lookout for an Evite in the next few days.

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What’s New? FEZANA Spring Issue 2018

Book review :  by Jamshed Kapadia In Hot Blood—The Nanavati Case that shook India By Bachi Karkaria   “Emerging Leaders” by Edul Daver & Yasmin Pavri Leaders provide a Vision : They set a direction to accomplish objectives and then align people & goals by providing motivation, inspiration and incentives. They look for incremental successes which […]

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FEZANA Spring Issue 2018: Emerging Leader Daryush Mehta

DARYUSH MEHTA, CAMBRIDGE, MA (35-45 YRS) Daryush has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and a PhD in Speech & Hearing, Bioscience, and Technology from MIT. He has received several awards from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and won the Hamdan International Presenter Award at the 45th Annual Symposium of The Voice […]

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FEZANA Spring Issue 2018: Book review by Jamshed Kapadia

In Hot Blood—The Nanavati Case that shook India By Bachi Karkaria; reviewed by Jamshed Kapadia Pps:  302 Price: Rs. 699 Publisher: Juggernaut Books ISBN:  978-93-8622-827-7 “In Hot Blood” is a true story of love, honor, infidelity, and deceit.  This real-life drama has all the key elements of a best-seller fiction—a hero who spent months on […]

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FEZANA Spring Issue 2018: Emerging Leader Cyrus Hirjibehedin

CYRUS HIRJIBEHEDIN, NEWTON, MA (35 – 45 YRS) Cyrus obtained his B.S. in Physics & Computer Science from Stanford University and an M.A & M.Phil and Ph.D. from Columbia University. Cyrus joined the IBM Almaden Research Center as a Postdoctoral Scientist. He taught at UCLA as Assistant & Associate Professor before moving to University College […]

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Biking and Picnic

Dear ZAGBA Community   Please save the date for the ZAGBA Biking and Picnic on Saturday, June 16th at Millennium Park in West Roxbury. Further details and an Evite will follow in the coming days.   ***Note: The biking/picnic event scheduled for May on the ZAGBA calendars was pushed back to the later June date.  Thank you for your understanding.

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VAKHSHOORI Scholarships

Dear ZAGBA Community Please see the flyer below for information regarding Vakhshoori Scholarship and please pass this on to any deserving young Zarathushti. This past year’s winner’s include ZAGBA’s own Zarius Dubash and Zaal Panthaki. Vakhshoori Foundation Promoting leadership among Zoroastrian youth in academia, public life, and the arts Vakhshoori Scholarships 2017-2018 Award Winners Announcing Vakhshoori Scholarship […]

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Cheek Swab Drive for Leukemia Patient: Saturday, May 6th

Dear ZAGBA Community,   The cheek swab drive in search of a bone marrow donor for Sharmin Avari (Australia), a leukemia patient, is scheduled for May 6th during the Z-Children’s religion classes.    For further information, please see the attachments regarding SARMA (the organization working with donors).   If you plan to attend, please email […]

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