Founder & Vice President

Pooneh received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology followed by a Masters in Oriental Medicine. She worked as a Quality Control Analyst at a prestigious pharmaceutical company, and later as an acupuncturist, before deciding to stay home to dedicate more of her time to her children.

Along the way, she was able to concentrate on her real passion: philanthropy. She volunteered with the Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary for 7 years, supporting numerous community projects, including chairing the Gala Auction committee and moving up to be the Auxiliary’s Gala Chair. Pooneh was also a San Diego Opera Gala committee member. At the local school PTA, she served her community through several philanthropic activities.

Currently Pooneh is a Founding and active member of Tea3 Foundation helping to better her community through completing one charity project at a time.