OUR BOARD

Delfarib Fanaie

A compassionate humanitarian and an advocate of children all over the world, Fulfilling her life-long vision to extend a helping hand to the neediest children in the most deprived countries of the world, Delfarib co-founded Moms Against Poverty in 2008. With over 35 years of experience in the real estate market, Delfarib currently works as an asset manager for a well known real estate investor in the Bay Area.

Bobak Cyrus Bakhtiari

Bakhtiari is honored to be heading Marketing and Digital Media for MAP. He has been producing MAPs digital media and annual recap narratives since 2008, and is also a Philanthropy Partner. In addition, he is a regional theater actor and entrepreneur, with a past history of work in Mental Health and with court dependent kids. He’s been a Court Appointed Special Advocate since 2003, defending the interests of court dependent foster youth. Bakhtiari can also be seen on TV in a variety of network shows or possibly chasing someone in an Indie film. Bakhtiari owns an offbeat philanthropic car wash with a dinosaur exhibit near SFO: touchfreewash.com. Bakhtiari is also founder of FuelForChange.org, a CSR, and VRWash.com, (developing immersive content for car wash tunnels). He fervently endorses spontaneous dancing, works to expand his movement vocabulary regularly, and seeks to cultivate and inspire the ever proliferating treasures of generosity, community, and gratefulness everywhere.

Yasamin Shamshiri

Yasamin holds an MA in Linguistics. She joined MAP in 2011 and has been devoting her time fully to the advancement of MAP’s mission of breaking the cycle of childhood poverty across the globe. Up until May 2019, she acted as the Finance & Compliance Officer of the organization. She is passionate about helping orphans and underprivileged children, regardless of geography, ethnicity, and race. She had earlier worked as the Marketing Manager of a European office of a leading international law firm.

Fatemeh Winans

Fatemeh holds a B.S. degree in Business Management and is currently working as a manager for a private company. Her responsibilities include helping low income families and seniors to find affordable housing. Passionate about helping needy children and families, Fatemeh works with a number of non-profit organizations such as Court Appointed Special Advocate and the Child Foundation.