Recognizing her work as the President of The HAND Foundation, Noosheen Hashemi, is named one of Gentry Magazine's top 50 philanthropists in their annual list of leading philanthropists in San Francisco, the Peninsula and Silicon Valley.
Gentry Magazine top 50 philanthropists in 2013
Noosheen Hashemi, President and co-founder of The HAND Foundation
Software industry veteran Hashemi held a variety of prestigious
jobs in the tech sector, including director of finance and administration
and vice president at Oracle. In 1991, she won Oracle's "Against All Odds Award" for her role in the company's financial
turnaround. In 1993, she led an expansion ofOracle services as vice
president of marketing and business development for the company'sWorldwide
Education.Today,Hashemi is a philanthropist
with a passion for entrepreneurship and economic development.
Since 2003, she has led The HAND Foundation's efforts to prevent
child sexual abuse, strengthen the global middle class, and
advance the philanthropic sector. In addition to her work with The
HAND Foundation,Hashemi is also a trustee of the India Community
Center, and an advisory council member for the Paul H.
Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns
Hopkins University. Hashemi also co-founded and chaired
PARSA Community Foundation, the first Iranian-American
Hashemi is amember of the Council on Foreign Relations and
has been awarded the Ellis IslandMedal of Honor and CEDAW
Human Rights Award for Philanthropy. She served as a board
member of theNew America Foundation from2005 - 2012.
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