TechWomen with Arezoo Riahi

This episode is part of our Women in Tech series in partnership with Women in Foreign Policy. Share the written transcript version of this interview here.

“Don’t doubt yourself; you have to be your own champion.”


With 10 years of experience, AREZOO RIAHI has built her career leading global initiatives that encourage mutual understanding and leadership development through innovative program design. She excels at building partnerships, scaling programs and brand development, in addition to selecting and leading high performing teams. As the Director of TechWomen, a flagship exchange initiative of the U.S. Department of State, Arezoo has led the robust growth of the TechWomen program, which includes a network of 500+ technical women throughout the Bay Area and across Africa, Central Asia, and the Middle East.

Learn more about TechWomen via the U.S. State Department and the Institute of International Education.

Follow Arezoo’s adventures on Twitter and on the TechWomen Blog.

Keep up with the launch of 2016 TechWomen programming at @techwomen using the hashtag #techwomen16