Parinaz Zartoshty is the Director of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) at San Jose State University (SJSU). Besides providing regulatory guidance, she is responsible for the strategic direction and operations of the ISSS department. Parinaz received her Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in Government/International Relations and her Master’s degree in International Relations from Boston University. She is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership at SJSU. She was the Chair-Designate/Chair of NAFSA's Trainer Corps for 2018-2019. Parinaz has presented at multiple workshops, both regionally and nationally. She was a participant in the Fulbright Japan IEA Seminar in June 2018.