International House alumni gatherings are in the planning stages in:

London, England
June 19, 2004
Luncheon at the Savoy Hotel featuring I-House alumnus and Vodaphone CEO, Arun Sarin

Milan, Italy
June 26
Dinner gathering and special guest

Executive Director Joe Lurie, Development Director Shanti Corrigan, and Board representatives will join alumni and friends at these festive gatherings. Invitations will be sent by post and e-mail in May. For more information, contact the Development Office at (510)642-4128.


More than 100 Alumni Attend
Southern California Reunions

Alumni in southern California enjoyed festive events in October at the UCLA and UCSD Faculty Clubs. The events included presentations by guest speaker Firoozeh Dumas (IH 1986-'87) , author of Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America. Audiences enjoyed viewing A Global House for a Global Age , a film produced by Board member Lupita Aquino Kashiwahara, that captures the spirit and energy of the House. Current Resident Council members Alberto Di Minin, Jennifer Haigh, and Wassim Ghannoum mingled with seven decades of alumni.

From left, Shiva Rastegar (IH 1996-'97) , Mitra Forati van Vuren (IH 1991-'94) , and Riba Rastegar IH 1996-'97) , caught up at the alumni reunion in Los Angeles.
Jerry Bloch (IH 1959-'63) , organizer of the L.A. event, chatted with guests.  
Organizer of the San Diego gathering, Bonnie Ritzenthaler Wilson (IH 1953-'54) ; Executive Director, Joe Lurie ; featured speaker Firoozeh Dumas (IH 1986-'87) ; and Tilak Lall (IH 1945-'48) at the UCSD event.


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