My road in life has been direct.
Theater fire in my home town in August of 1978.
PSA flight 182 crash in San Diego in September of 1987, just a couple of miles away from my apartment, resulting in the loss of 144 lives.
The revolution in my birth country in February1979 after a year of bloodshed and destruction.
Loss of financial support due to the revolution.
Birth of my first child in May of 1979.
The Iran-Iraq war in 1980.
The birth of my second child in January of 1981.


Risk Control Field Director

Manage a group of engineers / consultants who are engaged in risk assessment and risk improvement

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Helping People

Day to Day

As a Field Director, I collaborate with our business partners on a daily basis to help with account selection, acquisition and retention. During the process we may determine the need for an onsite, online or on-demand risk assessment. I then select the right consultant for the assessment and ensure the assessment is done in a timely fashion. We then provide adequate information to our underwriters to help them make more knowledgeable pricing decisions.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Make sure you take advantage of the internship opportunities available at the insurance companies that are involved with your college. Become a student member of the American Society of Safety Engineers and network with members.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:


The Noise I Shed

From Teachers:

"You are a woman and this is a man's field. You are a foreigner and this field requires English language mastery."

Challenges I Overcame

First-Generation Immigrant