Episode 9: Woman. Life. Freedom. Advocating for Iran in STEM w/ Damineh Akhavan

Dec 6, 2022 | Podcast

In this episode, Damineh Akhavan takes us through her life as an aerospace engineer and a human rights activist protesting weekly for women’s rights in Iran. From the streets of Iran to the heart of Downtown Vancouver, activists like Akhavan are standing up to bring awareness to the cause and change to their home country. Protests in Iran and around the world follow the death of 23 year old Mahsa Amini, who was killed by Iran’s morality police for allegedly not wearing her hijab correctly.

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