Center for the Advancement of Women 

Rural Women's Project
The Founders of CAWIRAN

Our Mission Statement
Our purpose is to serve the needs of the rural women of Iran by providing education, skill-building, health and legal services as well as free access to resources and information. We aim to empower rural women and promote further participation in civil society.

NGO registration # 832 and COOP registration # 6683

Our by-laws can be found here.

Our Officers.

Zahra Soltani - Managing Director Click here to email

Shireen Soltani Taintor -Assistant Director, MA Women's Studies/Education Click here to email

Ziba Riyadi - Public Relations, BS Public Health Click here to email

Aazam Hosseini Balai - Secretary, BS Women's Health Click here to email

Farideh Soltani - Treasurer Click here to email

Mo Soltani - Tech Support Click here to email

Salome Siavoshi, Science & Technology Coordinator - Ph.D Nano Technology Click here to email

Neda Zolfaghari - Sports & Tourism Coordinator Click here to email

Paul Taintor - Webmaster Click here to email


Where do we live and share our lives? Click here.

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