IACS presents: Persian Poetry Night in Memory Of Our Beloved Dr. Majid Jahangiri– Sunday, August 24, 2014

Dear IACS Friends,
Thank you very much for your consideration and thoughtfulness in attending the celebration of Majid’s life. Your presence and support during this hard time is deeply appreciated.

Many friends contributed to the “Jahangiri Scholarship Foundation”, sent flowers, and met with Majid during his last days in this world. There is no word to show our gratitude in this regard.

Yours Faithfully,

Sima Jahangiri (Gahremani) and family


Iranian American Cultural Society of Maryland (IACS) is deeply saddened of losing one of its most dedicated and active members, the president of the Society for ten years – Dr. Majid Jahangiri.  IACS is dedicating Poetry Night for this month to honor his memory and all the good things he has done for the Iranian community.
Please join us to celebrate the life of our beloved friend by sharing memories of him. We will read poems of yesteryear and today. We will enjoy listening to the musical performances of Maestro Borhani. We are going to celebrate Dr. Majid Jahangiri’s life by gathering as a community to promote and further enrich our cultural heritage, an endeavor to which he passionately devoted his life.

Location: The lower level of “House of Kabob”.

Address: 8025 Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234-5701

Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014.

Time: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm, with a break between 7:30-8:30
The entire program is in Farsi, there is no charge to attend, and it is open to all poetry enthusiasts.

Your on-time arrival is greatly appreciated!


"Majid Jahangiri was born in 1952 in Tehran, Iran. He attended the College of Alborz. After getting his high school diploma, he attended the Sharif University in Tehran, Iran and graduated from Mechanical Engineering department. To continue his education, he moved to London and attended the Royal College of Art. His major was Ergonomics.
Then, he moved to the United States of America to pursue his PhD in mechanical engineering at the University of Idaho. After he finished his education successfully, he and his family – wife and two children – moved to Maryland. He always worked for very prestigious private companies. For a few years he worked for NASA, on the Hubble Space Telescope. His last job was with Lockheed Martin Company.

Along with his professional job, he was very active in his community, charities, and helping people who were in need. He was the president of the Iranian American Cultural Society of Maryland for 10 years.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Sima Ghahramani, and his two daughters. Ava married Provin George, both of whom are physicians and working for Johns Hopkins Medical Institution. And Nikki a successful professional in Graphical design married to Ali Mohammadi who is an engineer. Ava provided Dr. Jahangiri with his only granddaughter, who was very dear and precious to Majid.

He is greatly missed by his entire family, friends and so many people whose lives were touched by Majid’s warmth, concern, compassionate attitudes and his everlasting kindness."

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