Congratulations – Arzan SAM Wadia – President FEZANA – 2020
CONGRATULATIONS AND CELEBRATIONS
ARZAN SAM WADIA
PRESIDENT FEZANA – 2020
BaNaMeh Ahura Mazda With TunDorosti And MunDorosti To All
My Dear Global Zarathushti Leaders And Community Members:
With immense joy, I would like to invite you all to welcome and congratulate our newly elected FEZANA President, Arzan Sam Wadia with the soulful blessings of your heart and spirit. Arzan takes over as FEZANA’s 9th and youngest President to date.
With Vision 2020, Arzan has dedicated the last 10 plus years towards serving our North American and Global Zarathushti community with incredible gusto and enthusiasm.
Arzan served as our immediate FEZANA Vice President and was the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Global Zarathushti Professional Award. He has been extensively involved with the Zoroastrian Return To Roots Program since its inception and is its current Program Director.
Arzan has been a featured speaker at various North American and World Zoroastrian Congresses, and has served with utmost dedication on the Board of the Zoroastrian Association Of Greater New York for four terms.
Arzan is the founding editor of Parsi Khabar ( www.ParsiKhabar.net ) – The World’s Oldest And Largest internet news aggregator website about Parsis and Zoroastrians worldwide. This website disseminates news, opinion and analysis of culture, society, religion and trends within our Zarathushti community worldwide.
Arzan also served as the Program Chair for the 2019 7th World Zoroastrian Youth Congress in Los Angeles as well as on the core committee of the 2012 12th North American Zoroastrian Congress in New York.
In 2018, Arzan was featured in the FEZANA Journal Special Issue on Empowering Next Generation as one of the 40 inspiring young Zoroastrians. He was also instrumental in empowering our Global Zoroastrian Youth as one of the 20 participants at the inaugural World Zoroastrian Youth Leadership Forum in 2018 at the ASHA Center in the United Kingdom.
Arzan has designed and maintained over 40 websites for design and commercial clients including the websites of FEZANA, NAMC, ZAGNY, ZAMWI, Zoroastrian Return To Roots and the 7WZYC2019. He is also the webmaster of The Iranshah Intitiative Project that is dedicated to showcase the bounty of our sacred Iranshah.
Arzan is an architect and urban designer based in New York City. Having worked in Graz, Austria and New York, he has been part of design teams for projects in Austria, Switzerland, Cambodia as well as USA . With a Masters in Urban Design and Architecture from the Pratt Institute, and an entrepreneurial spirit, Arzan currently practices as an architect and runs a technology business. He has earned numerous professional awards in his field of endeavor and has built a reputation of being a team player with other Global Zarathushti leaders.
May Ahura Mazda Guide our Arzan, as he now takes on this awesome responsibility; to lead FEZANA with your blessings of Good Thoughts, Good Words and Good Deeds.
ARZAN IS A PASSIONATE LEADER AND A COMPASSIONATE HUMAN BEING WHO EPITOMIZES THE RADIANCE AND VIBRANCE OF A ZARTOSHTI
With that sentiment…
Please join me in wishing him the very best with all our
Love and Light
Westminster, California, USA
THANK YOU ARZAN FOR YOUR KIND AND UNCONDITIONAL SUPPORT TO OUR FUTURE GENERATION