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Narimon Safavi

Narimon Safavi is a Chicago based Iranian-American entrepreneur who is also a contributor and analyst for the radio program Worldview on WBEZ (Chicago Public Media).Born in Tehran to an Azari-Iranian family, he studied Chemistry & Philosophy at the Illinois State University and is now serving on the boards of organizations such as the DC based National Iranian-American Council (NIAC,the largest grass roots advocacy organization of Iranian-Americans),as well as the Pasfarda Art & Cultural Exchange whose mission is to build cultural bridges and foster dialogue between U.S. & Iran. Previously, Narimon has been involved in creating ethical diamond mining projects in various African countries and has served on the boards or councils of the Latino Cultural Center of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy of the University of Chicago, Citizens for Global Solutions ,and Chicago Public Media.He regularly appears on Persian, Spanish and English language programs affiliated with media outlets such as NPR, PBS, BBC and Telecinco.

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Sunday, July 24

5:00pm CDT