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Theme: Seed

This event occurred on
May 3, 2019
Tehran, Tehrān

We, simply, narrate Story of Seeds!

Amirkabir University of Technology
Hafez Avenue
Tehran, Tehrān, 00000
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Azita Mohammadkarimi

Azita Mohammad Karimi is a child and adolescent psychologist, sex educational trainer to parents and kids as well as prevention of child sexual abuse.

Farzaneh Shahrtash

Author + Teacher + P4C
After 25 years of activity in philosophy for children and adults along with national endeavors to spread literacy all around the country, she is now in the brink of finding a meaningful explanation to the correlation between early literacy development and high-quality scientific contribution.

Gilles Mautin

Entrepreneur + Teacher
Gilles is an entrepreneur and an intrapreneur. He was instrumental in the creation of over 100 businesses, started some ventures himself, and created and developed numerous opportunities within both small and large innovative companies.

Javad Zarif

Foreign Minister of Iran, Islamic Republic
MohammadJavad Zarif as the Foreign Minister led the Iranian team in the international negotiations which resulted to JCPOA. He has also been involved in numberous negotations in the United Nations and other places on behalf of his country.

Marzieh Ebrahimi

Marzieh Ebrahimi is a social activist and philanthropist. She was a victim of a brutal acid attack that occurred in Isfahan in 2014 and ever since she's started a crusade to prevent such acts of terror to happen again anywhere in the world.

Mehrdad Oskouei

Documentary Filmmaker
Iranian filmmaker, photographer, film producer and researcher. MFA in film directing from the Department of Film and Theater of Tehran University of Fine Arts. Most of his films have been shown at respected festivals both at home and abroad with many receiving critical acclaim. His films being shown at over 500 national and international film festivals in over 60 countries and having won over 120 awards makes him one of the most outstanding Iranian documentary makers.

Mohammad Mahdi Afshar Azad

Human Resource Expert
Pursuing his career first as a teacher and now as a Human Resources expert, Mohammad sees companies analogous to schools. He believes organizations should be as joyful to employees as schools should be to students.

Mostafa Naghipourfar

Mostafa is an engineer and entrepreneur. Studying at Sharif University of Technology and in the company of his colleagues he's become a serial entrepreneur and inventor. One of his remarkable inventions was an exoskeleton robot that could help the disabled with spinal cord injury walk freely.

Nasim Biyarjomandy

Rock Climber
Nasim is a sharp artist and a fast rock climber.

Shadi Azizi

Architect and Urban Engineer
As an architect and urban designer, her main concern is to develop and design public venues in a way that everyone can make good use of them no matter what their gender or social status is. Her projects focus mainly on equal access to public spaces for women and children e.g. Tehran Bazaar.

Sharmin Meymandinejad

Sharmin Meymandi Nejad is an Iranian writer, director, researcher of social sciences and the establisher of the Imam Ali Society known as the biggest NGO in the middle east supporting more than 5000 troubled children in Iran, Afghanistan and Iraq. Sharmin was born in 1970 in Tehran. His father was Professor Mohammad Hosein Meymandi Nejad, a famous scientist and author.

Vahid Rajabloo

Entrepreneur + Disabled Activist
Vahid Rajabloo, a disabled Iranian man, has devised a startup system which can make life easier for the disabled. The 30-year-old man has 98-percent disability and does things with only 20 percent of his right hand’s ability. He was born with the genetic disease SMA, and gradually lost the power of his limbs. However, he has been able to earn a living for 11 years now.

Organizing team


Tehran, Iran


Lavasan, Iran
  • Afshin Mohammadi
    Team member
  • Ali Ahmadi
  • Alireza Kamali
    Team member
  • Amirhassan Yousefi
  • Amirreza Morakkabati
  • Danyal Ghanbari
    Team member
  • Golnoosh Ansari
    Team member
  • Hirad Behbahani
    Team member
  • Hoora Vakili
  • Hossein Massoumi
  • Iman mohammadali
  • Mahdie Tamassoki
  • Najme Hasanzade
    Team member
  • Navid Movaghati
    Team member
  • Njdeh Tahmasian Savarani
  • Sarah Helmzadeh
    Team member
  • Zeynab Shahedi