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Vida Tehrani

Associate Director of Development

Vida Tehrani is associate director of development at the Public Policy Institute of California, where she identifies and secures grant funding that supports the institute’s mission and strategic agenda. Her career in fundraising and grants management began in the international development and humanitarian sector where she worked with the International Rescue Committee and United Nations programs. She also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger and Burkina Faso. She currently serves on the board of the Northern California Peace Corps Association and is an alumni of the Coro Women in Leadership program. She earned her BS in social sciences at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and her MA in international affairs at The New School in New York City.