JACL welcomes Roya Afsharzada to its San Francisco headquarters as the organization’s new business manager.
Afsharzada comes to the JACL after having worked previously as controller/ accounting coordinator for the Community Foundation for Monterey County, staff accountant for MGE Underground, accounts receivable/finance accountant for Easter Seals Central California and linguist instructor at the Defense Language Institute, among her professional highlights.
In August 2009, Afsharzada received a scholarship from the Fulbright program as a Foreign Language Teaching Assistant and came to the U.S. from Afghanistan. In 2014, she graduated college from Brandman University and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in organizational leadership. In 2018, she earned her Master of Business Administration from California State University, Monterey Bay.
“My visions are to see myself in a position where I can lead individuals, organizations and people to obtain advancement goals, while also creating and developing honest and positive relationships within work environments,” said Afsharzada.