Houston

Saina Esfandiari

Leader
Saina Esfandiari

Saina was born in Abadan, Iran, and moved to the US with her family in 1990. She received a B.S. degree in biology from University of Incarnate Word before becoming an optometrist. She is currently an instructor and clinician at University of Texas Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science. Saina was the class president and president of Multi-Cultural Foundation while in school. She has been a member of several Iranian-American organizations such as ICF Houston and PAAIA. In addition to Persian and English, she is fluent in Spanish. Saina plays tennis, loves to travel and read, and an expert in Hokm.

Erfan Sharifi

Co-Leader
Erfan Sharifi

Erfan was born in Tehran-Iran and moved to US in 2006. He is a certified Microsoft professional in IT. He has been doing IT and Photography for over seven years. He used to manage and help other communities and groups with concerts and fundraising. Erfan likes to play sports such as soccer and used to do Karate.

As part of the Houston Shabeh Jomeh Chapter, he is delighted to bring the Iranian professional community together. Erfan likes socializing and meeting new people which is why we are thrilled he decided to join the team.