Bita Daryabari and her third husband Shahkar Bineshpajooh

Bita Daryabari is a philanthropist, entrepreneur and computer scientist. She is the founder of several community organizations which focus on Persian immigrants in society and arts in the United States. Read More »

Meet four women morticians caring for Harlem’s dead

Jenny doesn’t remember the first body she turned away in the pandemic but she does remember the first one that made her cry. A man called — every hour, at least four times in one day — about his friend lying dead in a nursing home. Read More »

Ways to Pass Time with your Family by S. Aghdashloo

Shohreh Aghdashloo ( May 11, 1952) is an actress. Following numerous starring roles on the stage, her first major film role was in The Report (Gozāresh) (1977) directed by Abbas Kiarostami, which won the Critics Award at the Moscow Film Festival. Her next film was Shatranje Bad (Chess of the Wind), directed by Mohammad Reza Aslani, which screened at several ... Read More »

Lilly Ghalichi, Dara Mir Buy Lee Iacocca’s Bel Air Mansion for $19.5 million

When Lido “Lee” Iacocca died last July, the automotive world lost one of its last living legends. Over the course of his 50-year career, the Pennsylvania-born executive helped develop the original Ford Mustang and spearheaded the launch of the wildly popular Jeep Grand Cherokee. Read More »

wedding preparations resume in Wuhan as coronavirus lockdown lifts

Weddings, birthdays and celebrations have been cancelled around the world because of the coronavirus pandemic but in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the virus first appeared, they are finally resuming as authorities relax a strict lockdown that separated families, friends and lovers for over two months. Read More »

Meet the Mundari people of South Sudan

heir entire lifestyle is geared around caring for their prized livestock, the Ankole-Watusi, a horned breed known as “the cattle of kings.” Read More »

How Do Fashion Bloggers Make Money like Iran Khanoom?

When it comes to Iran Khanoom, age really is just a number. At 90 years old, she is the Instagram star behind Sweet Sixty—a fun project to challenge the common belief that women over their fifties could no longer pull off styles that are not conservative. Read More »