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Mehdi Ghafourifar, Board of Directors

Mehdi serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Schools for Humanity. He is an author and social innovator with an established 25-year track record of dynamic business experiences in both for-profit and non-profit sectors, developing innovative, socially-minded projects that touch the lives of many. He leads the development of select international initiatives in the fields of energy and education. Mehdi's support of various non-profit groups has also included serving as a former member of Pars Equality Center’s Board of Directors as well as a former member of the Board of Hiller Aviation Institute. His passion for transformative education and social justice rests at the core of Mehdi's work.

Currently, Mehdi is the CEO and Chairman of Univetica Inc., and is the author of Univetica: Compelling Change (Arquos Publishing, 2010) as well as other works including Univetica’s Practical Approach to Critical Thinking and the Univetica in Education curricula series spanning junior high school through higher education all aimed at fostering critical and innovative thought processes.

Some of Mehdi’s other accomplishments include building the largest B2B membership organization in Silicon Valley, creating the Tradius payment system, a fully integrated global payment system including proprietary currency, credit card, and online services, and developing the BeMatched publishing platform, a robust global network solution aimed at bringing clarity and open access to the worlds of education and publishing. Mehdi is also the Chairman of Pillarton Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based strategic advisory firm.


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