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The First Iranian-Canadian Women's Leadership Conference

  • July 29, 2017
  • Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive, Toronto M3C 1K1

       The First Iranian-Canadian Women's Leadership Conference


Dear SUTA Associate

We are delighted to announce that Tirgan and Iranian American Women Foundation (IAWF) in affiliation with Mohandes, Sharif University of Technology Association (SUTA), Iranian Women of Ontario Organization (IWOO), Shabeh Jomeh and Karafarin Canada  are organizing the first Canadian Leadership Conference on July 29th, 2017 with a focus on women with Iranian origins and will be IAWF’s first international conference. 

The First Iranian-Canadian Women's Leadership Conference

Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 8:30 AM

Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive, Toronto M3C 1K1


  • Anousheh Ansari (The first, and only, Iranian Astronaut; Co-Founder of Prodea Systems and Telecom Technologies)
  • Maryam Ghiai (VP of Corporate Technology, TD Bank)
  • Honorable Judge Shahla Sabet (The first Iranian Judge in the U.S)
  • Azar Nafisi (Author and Professor of English Literature)
  • Neda Nobari (Founder and President of the Neda Nobari Foundation)
  • Ferial Govashiri (Assistant to President Obama)
  • Rudi Bakhtiar (Journalist, Reuters News Agency, previously CNN)
  • Nazie Eftekhari (Founder of HealthEZ and The Araz Group)
  • Foojan Zein (Speaker, Author, Psychotherapist, Life and Executive coach)
  • Linda Bernardi (Founder and CEO of StraTerra Partners)

Discounted tickets:

We offer discounted tickets for SUTA members for a limited time.  

Established as a non-profit organization in 2012, the IAWF aims to empower and inspire Iranian women of all ages and career paths through its Women’s Leadership Conferences and other programs such as Circle of Visionaries, Youth Leadership Conference, Connect Series, and Mentorship program. 

Over the past five years, IAWF has hosted sold-out conferences in various cities across the United States, including Washington D.C, San Diego, San Francisco, Beverly Hills, New York City, and Orange County. We are delighted to be bringing this Leadership Conference to Canada for the first time and are hoping for a grand success to enable a continued initiative.

Please like us on Facebook to stay up to date and get more information about the program schedule and our speakers. 

Please see which of your friends are attending on FB event: FB.com/events/257482608047546/

If you are willing to learn more about our sponsorship program, please contact Mahboob at mahboob@bolandi.ca.

Link to purchase conference tickets: iawftoronto.eventbrite.ca

Best regards,
SUTA- Toronto Chapter

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