Welcome to the 5th episode of our interesting 10-part series titled “Iranian Lady – Aspirations and Advancement”, which we are presenting you every day on the occasion of the “Ten Days of Beneficence” that is celebrated in Islamic Iran every year to mark the first ten days of the month of Zil-Qa’dah, beginning with the birth anniversary of our Blessed Lady of Qom, Hazrat Fatema Ma’souma (peace upon her) and ending with the auspicious birthday of her illustrious elder brother, Imam Reza (AS).

Welcome to the 5th episode of our interesting 10-part series titled “Iranian Lady – Aspirations and Advancement”, which we are presenting you every day on the occasion of the “Ten Days of Beneficence” that is celebrated in Islamic Iran every year to mark the first ten days of the month of Zil-Qa’dah, beginning with the birth anniversary of our Blessed Lady of Qom, Hazrat Fatema Ma’souma (peace upon her) and ending with the auspicious birthday of her illustrious elder brother, Imam Reza (AS).

For your information the birthday of this virtuous lady is celebrated in Iran as “Daughter’s Day” to inspire Iranian women to greater heights.

Every country strives to utilize its potential as part of efforts for progress, and this includes the important capabilities of talented women who, along with men, also play a pivotal role in society. In today’s world, women play an important role in economic arenas and construction of the country. At the intellectual and practical levels, entrepreneurial women have the ability not only to improve their country's economic position, but also, through mutual understanding, to benefit from each other's experiences. In fact, entrepreneurs by taking advantage of creativity and innovation, act as the economy-driven engine.

Seyyedeh Fatemeh Moqimi is an Iranian entrepreneur who, with her creativity and innovation, contributes to the progress of the Iranian economy. She is Chairperson of the IAA World Advertising Organization in Iran and a member of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Mines of Tehran.

Ms. Moqimi holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and Construction, Masters in Business Administration, Ph.D. in Marketing and is currently doing another doctorate in International Entrepreneurship. She is also the Managing Director of a Tehran-based International Transportation Company in view of her experience in cooperation with working groups related to transportation.

In 2012 she was nominated as the top Muslim entrepreneur. In 2016, she became the first top entrepreneur of the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

Dr. Moqimi says: “I was elected as top entrepreneur of the Islamic world in 2012 by the IDB or the Islamic Development Bank, in view of my entrepreneurial work in Iran and the region, which included organizing of classes and workshops in developing countries such as Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia and Vietnam. I had stints in all these countries, and they benefited from my experience as a woman in the transportation industry. I think there is so much work in the world to do, which should not be stopped.”

FK/AS/MG

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Jul 19, 2018 08:16 UTC
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