Values of SEA
Dr. Parsa came to the United States in 2010, when she was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University, Center for Middle Eastern Studies. In 2012-2013, she was a visiting scholar at the University of Maryland’s Roshan Center for Persian studies and the Department of Women’s Studies, conducting research on Iranian women’s movements for gender equality. Since December 2013 she is an affiliated faculty member with George Mason University, at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution and Center for Women and Gender Studies. In 2015 She started the Women’s E-Learning in Leadership, WELL organization at George Mason University that became a nonprofit organization in state Virginia. The mission of WELL is to empower university women to become leaders and make a positive change in their community: It has phrased to Learn, Lead and Create a Better World for yourself and for your community. She supported establishing the Mason WELL- Student Organization as a student chapter and led a mentorship program for women students.
In 2019 Dr. Parsa has established the Self Empowerment Academy, SEA. to share her many years experiences to women especially Iranians and or Farsi speaking women, through writing, webinars, and coaching. You learn how you can empower yourself to build your dream life for yourself, your family, and make a positive change in your community.