Iranian Students of California

Who we are

Iranian Students of California was founded by undergraduate and graduate student leaders from major universities in California to be a central place for unifying and supporting students of Iranian heritage. ISC operates as a chapter of Iranian-American Student Council (IASC), an independent nonprofit organization established to support ISC and expand its mission to other regions of the United States.

What we do

ISC is composed of student leaders who plan and implement programs that advance the academic and career aspirations of students of Iranian heritage in California.

Upcoming programs
ISC supports students through programming in five main areas
Student Networks
Connecting students across California to their peers in the same fields
Connection to Alumni
Connecting students to professionals through Mentorship, Workshops, and Speaker Events
Student Recognition
Highlighting the works and accomplishments of students
Leadership Development
Creating opportunities for students to lead impactful programs, and give back to society
Student Advocacy
Being a voice to student issues, and providing resources to support them
About Us


The Tale of a Success with Narges Baniasadi - Dec 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Dr. Narges Baniasadi has led multiple initiatives and businesses in the intersection of Technology and Life Sciences for more than a decade. She founded Bina, a pioneering Bioinformatics company, out of a decade of research at Stanford and UC Berkeley. Narges is currently the Founder and Executive Director of Emergence program and serves as an Adjunct Faculty at Stanford University.

Pre-Health Mentorship Program
October 15, 2021

Join the Pre-Health Mentorship program to learn from professionals who have gone through this path before. Applications are due October 15th.

The Tale of a Success with Keyvan Mohajer - Nov 11, 2021
November 11, 2021

Keyvan is the Founder and CEO of SoundHound, audio and speech recognition company that develops voice-recognition, natural language understanding, sound-recognition and search technologies. Before SoundHound, Keyvan was founder and CTO of Zumo Software, as well as CTO of InsuranceHotline.

We are always looking for brilliant Iranian Students, Faculty, Alumni and Professionals to help us achieve our mission
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