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Taraneh Alidoosti: Awarded Iranian actress, blogger and writer

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Taraneh Alidoosti is a Crystal-Simorgh winning Iranian actress. In a poll conducted among 130 film critics by Sanate Cinema magazine, she was voted the best Iranian actress of the decade. In 2012, a similar…

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Video: The look of Iranian women from 1910 to 2010

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Iranian Woman 2010 In 1910, women sported monobrows and had pared-down make-up, with a close-fitting hijab. A decade later, the hijab becomes looser and softer around the crown of the head, reflecting social changes…

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Negar Javaherian – Awarded Iranian actress

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Negar Javaherian holds a Bachelor Degree in Stage Design from the School of Art and Architecture at Azad University in Tehran, Iran. She started her acting career in theatre at the age of sixteen.…

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Azita Hijian: Iranian actress and director

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She was born on 10 January 1958 in Narmak, Tehran. She graduated in theatre acting and directing from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Tehran, Azita Hajian started stage acting in 1975 and film…

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Sahar Pakseresht: Young Iranian woman wins the ‘The Young Innovators Competition’ of the International Telecom Union

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The Young Innovators Competition has many challenges includes ‘Local Digital Content’, ‘Open Source Technologies for Disaster Management’ and ‘Smart Cities and Climate Change’. Sahar Pakseresht was one of the participants of ‘Open Source Technologies…

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Nazanin Daneshvar: Tehran’s Trail Blazing Tech Entrepreneur

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Nazanin Daneshwar Successful Iranian Businesswoman As a young businesswoman in Iran, Nazanin Daneshvar didn’t plan to become one of Tehran’s trail blazing techpreneurs.  She has overcome obstacles of both age, and gender. The 30-year…

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Interview with Iranian photojournalist Newsha Tavakolian: “Whenever I reach the end, I start from scratch”

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Newsha Tavakolian (photo by Arash Ashouriniya) Newsha Tavakolian, a self-taught photographer, says her success has no bearing on her gender. Newsha Tavakolian, an established photojournalist and art photographer, started her experimental career at 16.…

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