We are deeply grateful and heartened to have the generous support of the Iranian-American community, specifically: Persianesque Magazine.
Arlington, VA (PRWEB) October 1, 2010
"We are happy to support civic activity," said Sanaz Khalaj-Santos, Editor in Chief of Persianesque Magazine. "...Even if it's virtual."
"We are deeply grateful and heartened to have the generous support of the Iranian-American community, specifically: Persianesque Magazine," said Tavaana founder and director Mariam Memarsadeghi.
A project of the Center for Liberty in the Middle East (CLIME), Tavaana's online courses are both self-paced and live instruction versions of e-courses.
"At this critical juncture, Iranians more than ever yearn to be connected to the free world," explained Memarsadeghi. "Tavaana offers a safe space for Iranians to collaborate with one other, and with the most prominent democracy and civil society experts from around the world."
Tavaana offers a comprehensive, annotated resource library in Persian and English where distinguished Iranian experts such as Ms. Mehrangiz Kar and Mr. Mohammad Reza Nikfar--as well as other international experts--serve as trainers.
Tavaana's e-courses include a graduate level leadership development course from the George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management and a civic education curriculum developed by the Albert Shanker Institute and Freedom House.
Tavaana, meaning "empowered" and "capable" in Persian, holds a vision for a free and open Iranian society, one in which each and every Iranian enjoys the full spectrum of civil liberties.
Tavaana is free of charge to all users.
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