Iranian Woman Engineer Joins MIT as Assistant Professor

Iranian genius Negar Reiskarimian has joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as an assistant professor since July. 

Two Iranian Women Break Taboo against Female Singing

Shamshuk and Zobeideh are two Iranian women artists from the south-eastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan who have managed to break a long-time taboo against women’s singing.

Iran, Pakistan Discuss Cooperation on Women’s Affairs

Iranian Vice-President for Women Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar has held talks with Pakistani Ambassador to Iran Riffat Masood on issues such as expansion of cooperation on women’s affairs and exchange of experiences between the two countries.

Iranian Woman Sets Record of Swimming with Hands Tied

Akram Konari, from the town of Omidieh in Khuzestan province, south-west of Iran, has swum for 175 minutes, i.e., two hours and 55 minutes, with her hands tied in memory of 175 Iranian divers who had been martyred in the war in the same way.

First Festival of Kurdish Fashion, Costumes Held in Iran

The first regional festival and exhibition of Kurdish Fashion and Clothing has been held in Khosro Abad Mansion of Sanandaj in Iran’s Kurdistan province.

Italian Coach’s Wife Charmed by Tehran’s Beauties

Andrea Stramaccioni, a well-known Italian football coach currently managing Iran’s Esteghlal FC, seems to be satisfied with bringing his family to Tehran.

Neshat Jahandari Becomes Second Woman Airline Pilot of Iran

Neshat Jahandari has recently received her four stripes after her first independent flight, turning into the second woman airline pilot in Iran.

‘High Number of Requests for Adoption of Children in Iran’

An Iranian official says there are currently 10 requests for adoption of per child in Iran, particularly after single women were recently authorized to apply for.

Iranian Cop Saves Lady Intending to Commit Suicide

An Iranian police officer has saved the life of a woman who intended to commit suicide in the middle of the highway.

NAS Award in Math Renamed after Iranian Genius Mirzakhani

The US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has renamed a prestigious prize in mathematics after the late Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani, who became the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Fields Medal.

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