Sarpand Tapped as Special Link to Next-Gen Groups

Honiyeh Joins BazarganA life-long resident of the greater Washington, DC area, Honiyeh Sarpand has been named special liaison to next-generation Iranian-Americans, as well as a member of Bazargan‘s editorial team in the DC metropolitan region, encompassing the District, Northern Virginia and Maryland.

Honiyeh’s primary objectives involve engaging senior-, graduate- and post-graduate-level university students studying Business, Economics, Law, International Affairs and related fields. An active member of the Persian Students Club at her university, she is well positioned to network with other clubs throughout the country. As a reporter-writer for Bazargan, she hopes to cover a broad range of topics, focusing on the careers and entrepreneurial accomplishments of young Iranian-Americans.

Prior to pursuing her Juris Doctor law degree, Honiyeh obtained a BA in Government and International Politics, conducting her honors dissertation on the “Palestinians’ Right of Return.” She minored in legal studies while concentrating on global relations. Honiyeh’s wide range of interests always included journalism. Her appreciation for writing began in grade school. To no surprise, she went on to become the editor of her high school newspaper, as well as an editor of the international law journal at her university.