Mehdi Ghafourifar PDF Print E-mail

Mehdi Ghafourifar is a social innovator with an established track record of developing innovative projects that continue to touch the lives of many. His passion for social justice and education is underscored by his twenty-five years of dynamic business experience in both for-profit and non-profit sectors. Ghafourifar's client portfolio has included thousands of companies and executives in 350 business categories. His life's work is dedicated to the advancement of positive social change and global citizenry.

Mehdi GhafourifarGhafourifar is the Founder and Chairman of Univetica, a social initiative dedicated to helping more people make better decisions more often, in life, in business, and in education. He is the author of the groundbreaking book, Univetica: Compelling Change (2010), as well as a series of interdisciplinary, query-based curricula for junior high, high school, and university education. He is also the author of Univetica's Practical Approach to Critical Thinking (2010) which takes critical and innovative thought processes to new heights.

For the past decade, in addition to leading the development of select international initiatives in the fields of energy and education, Ghafourifar has served as a strategic capital and management advisor to emerging and growth-oriented companies. He is also the Executive Producer of the feature documentary, Iran: Hot Tea, Cool Conversations (2008), aimed at promoting citizen diplomacy and cultural education.

He lives in California with his wife and two children.