Smart Girl Stories

Samira Shabani Dehkordi – First Female Helicopter Pilot In Iran

Despite her lack of support and obstacles, Samira Shabani Dehkordi was determined to realize her childhood dream of becoming the first female helicopter pilot in the aftermath of the Islamic Revolution...

Maryam Mirzakhani – Professor and Winner of Fields Medal in Mathematics

Maryam Mirzakhani was an Iranian mathematician who made notable contributions to the fields of mathematics and theoretical physics. She attended Sharif University of Technology and advanced her studies in the...

Shirin Ebadi: Human Rights Lawyer and Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Shirin Ebadi is an inspiration to many. Born in Iran, she became a lawyer and human rights activist, despite the odds being stacked against her. In 2016, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work in...



Explore Iran’s rich cultural heritage and complex history. This category celebrates the achievements of Iranian women pushing boundaries and advocating for change. Learn about Shirin Ebadi, a human rights lawyer and Nobel Peace Prize laureate who fights for democracy and human rights. Delve into the work of Simin Behbahani, a poet and women’s rights activist who challenged societal norms through her powerful verses. Discover the contributions of contemporary figures like Marzieh Hashemi, a journalist and political prisoner who continues to advocate for freedom of speech.