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Austrian Airline plans to launch ‪flights‬ to #‪‎Isfahan‬. If you get a chance and don’t have political ambitions looking for troubles in Iran make sure to visit Isfahan among other cities on ancient Silk Road, part of your life bucket list! Isfahan is the 7th historical city in the world. Some of its buildings dating back to 17th century still are the hob of hustle and bustle of this amazing city or the artist workshop as I call it. It is a world of its own and it is as if has come to life from a movie or some sort of magical ancient book
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I will be in Houston starting on 9th of December for our charity program and the arrival of our first sponsored patient through the partnership with Shriners hospital. Mohammad and his father are going to be in the USA for 7 months while Mohammad receiving reconstructive surgery at the Shriners Hospitals for Children. Please help us promote our publicity plans to utilize his arrival to get other children in need of reconstructive surgery what they need the most for Christmas. God bless 
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Just wanted to share an amazing news with all of you wonderful people who wrote, publicized, donated and helped Mohammad. The burned boy in the picture. After seven long years, we finally got his USA visa and application to Shriners approved for #reconstructive #surgery.
Those of you who want to meet him, help him, give him a place to stay while he is in #Houston or give him a ride from home to hospital please message me :-)
Thank you,
Ghazal Omid
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Looking for #Volunteers, let me know if you are willing to volunteer with for my #charity . Post your social media and or your e mail address, your expertise and how many hours or days you are available to volunteer please. If you have Twitter, linkedIn or Facebook profile also post a link to your social media I will reply to you, accordingly.

Thank you for your interest.

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We need #social media #activist to help us with our @BurnedChildren Program. We are a partner of #shriners Hospital.
Burned Children Program came to fruition after witnessing real life suffering of a group of young Iranian children who were trapped in their classroom during an accidental heater fire and burned alive while doors and windows of their classroom were shut from outside due to exams being in session ...
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We are as old as we believe we are!
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Translation: "A dog who saves a man's life has more value in the eyes of any society and certainly in the almighty's eyes than a man or woman who uses any excuse to take a life." -- Amen.

There is not a day we hear about more civilians casualties at the hands of nut cases and Lonewolf terrorists occurring around the world through their suicide attacks or bombings. More Syrians dying in the hands of Assad Regime and Russian government more civilian casualties through ISIS brutalities in Kirkuk. Drone strike gone rogue civilians killed in Pakistan or Afghanistan was a regular news during the surge of Dron Strikes in both countries. Al Qaeda taking more lives in the name of their cause in different countries is also something that occurs every day and these are just the cream de lait of our world and crimes against humanity. Personally speaking, I value a dog much more than any human who sees another person's life nothing but a causality of war or a necessity for their cause. My view is unbias toward their religious beliefs or the position they held or hold in the office.
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Very beautiful. 
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این حقیقت بدبختی زندگی کشورهای مشرق زمین هست...

"Mice found a trap in the household living with a chicken, a sheep, and a cow. He asked them for help, instead, they told him, "that's your problem, not ours." Soon after a snake fell into the mice trap and bit the master's wife. He slaughtered the chicken to make soup for his wife, then the sheep to make food for friends and family visiting his wife, and finally the cow for her funeral."

If only we see the bigger picture, considering to work with one another even if it doesn't concern us imminently!
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unfortunately so true.

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If you are an #Expert and like to work with a​ #NGO, I am in need of your pro-Bono #expertise for my #nonprofit #organization.

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My charity is partner with #ShrinersHospitals. Our program can help many children who are missing limbs
but we need volunteers to promote our charity and our program. If you are willing to help and have a large social media platform please let me know. Thank you 
Burned Children Program came to fruition after witnessing real life suffering of a group of young Iranian children who were trapped in their classroom during an accidental heater fire and burned alive while doors and windows of their classroom were shut from outside due to exams being in session ...
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#Islamic scholar, #Author, #501c3 #Executive, and A #Startup #CEO. Looking for #Investors, #mentors, #advisors, #networking OPP to create successful #companies.

Ghazal Omid is an award-winning author, commentator, lecturer, and religious scholar.  Born and raised in Iran of Kurdish-Persian ancestry, Omid is a Canadian citizen and a U.S legal permanent resident. Drawing from her diverse heritage, Omid has dedicated her life to finding common ground between people of all faiths and backgrounds. A leading commentator on cultural and religious affairs, Omid has published an award-winning memoir, Living In Hell, and has provided hundreds of radio interviews and television appearances, including appearances on leading cable news networks such as Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, and CSPAN.  In addition, Omid has consulted for members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives on matters pertaining to Iran, human rights, and the peaceful integration of Islam into American society.

Omid is the founder and executive director of Iran & Its, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting intercultural exchange and understanding. Through a variety of arts and education programs, Iran & Its has distinguished itself as a vital bridge between the Muslim and western world. Under Omid’s stewardship, Iran & Its has spearheaded a number of groundbreaking cross-cultural initiatives, such as founding an online Iranian and Persian art museum, establishing a dental exchange program, and sponsoring a performance and concert series featuring some of the Iran’s most compelling artists and musicians. In working closely with a wide range of NGOs, individual philanthropists, international organizations and governments, Iran & Its has been an instrumental force for correcting misrepresentations and misconceptions about the Iranian people while heralding the rich legacy of Persian artistic and democratic achievements.

Omid’s latest project, Mr. Nightingale, is a children’s story that tells the tale of a young girl and her best friend and pet bird, Mr. Nightingale. With its moving prose and delightful illustrations, Mr. Nightingale reinforces a timeless message of compassion and generosity.
A large portion of the proceeds of the book will be used to provide medical treatment for eight Iranian children who were disfigured in a 2006 fire accident. Over the last six years, these children have been unable to afford surgery and medical care to restore their limbs and faces. Through the hard work of Iran & Its and its countless supporters and allies, Mr. Nightingale hopes to finally provide the funding and resources necessary to transport the children to the United States where they will receive the care they need.


  • Georgetown University
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University
    Psychology, 1992 - 1994
  • Compu college of Canada
    Computer, 1990 - 1991
  • Islamic Azad University
    French Lit, 1989 - 1993
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    Mr. Nightingale, 2013 - present
    A beautifully illustrated children book showcasing Iranian culture and its customs focusing on a little girl and its love for its pet bird, she called Mr. Nightingale. This book is translated to Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese Spanish, Russian, Farsi and Hebrew. Each book has a companion coloring book for curious children who love sketch and paint the same illustrations they see and admire in the book.
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Iran, Abadan, 1970-1974 - Iran, Isfahan, 1975- 1983 - Saudi Arabia, 1983 - Iran, Isfahan, 1984- 1986 - Iran, Badar Abbass, 1986 - Iran, Isfahan, 1987-1990 - Iran, Lorestan, 1991-1992 - Iran, Isfahan, 1993-1995 - France, Paris, 1995 - Holland, Amsterdam 1995 - Canada, Vancovuer 1995 -2006 - USA, NH 2000 - USA, NY, 2003 - USA, NY, 2006 - USA, L.A 2006 -
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