March 2014 Newsletter

March, 2014

Member Spotlight:

IAWF member Shabnam Rezaei recently launched Elmo's World in Persian on Three episodes from Sesame Street's collection of Elmo's World, which is the most popular Sesame Street character for toddlers, have been dubbed into Farsi through her company, Big Bad Boo Studios. Read more.

Member Achievement:

Maryam Banikarim

Maryam Banikarim, a member of IAWF's New York Chapter, is the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Gannett Co., Inc. 

To view an article written about Maryam for CNN Money, click here

Latest News

IAWF is pleased to announce that our member and supporter, Bita Milanian, became the inaugural recipient of the 2014 L.I.P.S.T.I.C.K. Award, presented by Women in the Channel, in February 2014. Read more.   



Up Close and Personal Videos


IAWF is pleased to feature in-depth video interviews with two distinguished members, Anousheh Ansari and Asieh Namdar, on our Web site.  Access these videos here.   

Celebrate Mother's Day with IAWF

On Saturday, May 10, from 2 to 6 p.m., IAWF will hold a special Mother's Day celebration at a location to be determined in Orange County, California.  Please save the date and watch for additional information in the coming weeks!

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