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Mahtab Hariri 

Mahtab Hariri Pharm.D. is not your typical pharmacist. She is a modern, multi-cultured visionary in the form of an old soul Persian Apothecarist, who believes finding life remedy for human being maladies and social challenges requires the same process: an insightful self and 'happy' emotions. She proposes a creative lifestyle that align and balances human beings feminine and masculine energies , but brings attention to the softer power of female creative for making a change & closing gaps from self to surroundings.  Dr. Mahtab has practiced as a clinical pharmacist, with more than 15 years of experience in academia from University of Maryland to University of Illinois colleges of Pharmacy. She was trained as a post doctorate resident in Ambulatory Medicine and her focus had been with Neurology & Internal Medicine and HIV. She was the pioneer in setting up and trending health initiatives in Comprehensive Pharmaceutical Care Practice in mid 90’s; as a patient focused and disease outcome based pharmacotherapist. Mahtab has been a lifetime “good will” ambassador & culturist with a focus in misrepresentations of dignified identities due to politics or gender.  Her earliest memory with her activist teacher mother in Iran goes back to orphanages and children with disabilities.  In the 80’s, starting in college, she was the founder and president of Persian Cultural Club in NJ and executed building school in rural Iran post natural disaster of 1989 in Lowshan. Her Intrigue Yellow Initiative consisting of  a for-profit Creative Firm and a not-for-profit Modern Foundation is her third generation or works in philanthropy and humanitarian businesses. Her hobby is spending time with her international inspiring mentors and learning continuously. Motherhood and elderly care have been her main joys, starting with solving problems at home.  Dr. Mahtab has special interest in international women issues, in particular under-recognized in cultures, arts, music and sciences is her growing path to pursue through her corporation and foundation.