Since 1987, General Documentation Resources (GDR) has been providing translation and documentation services for a wide clientele base, including academic and legal institutions, multinational corporations and individuals who intend to continue their higher education or expand their professional activities in the United States. Co-owner and director, Dr. Ahmed Mesbah is a journalist, economist, author and translator. A member of the American Translator’s Association and International Federation of Translators, Dr. Mesbah has been translating to and from Farsi for the Persian community in Southern California for the last 20 years. Since 2002 in collaboration with a highly qualified team of certified translators, GDR has greatly expanded its translation and interpretation services to include most of the world’s major languages. He is also one of the founders of the Network of Iranian American Professionals of Orange County (NIPOC) in California.