Masoumeh Ebtekar

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Masoumeh Ebtekar (Persian: معصومه ابتکار; born Masoumeh, Niloufar Ebtekar; 21 September 1960) is an Iranian politician, journalist and scientist. She was born in Tehran.

From 2007 to 2013, Ebtekar was a member of the Tehran City Council. She was Vice President of Iran and Head of the Department of Environment[1] from 1997 to 2005 and again from 2013 to 2017. In 2017, she became Vice President for Women and Family Affairs.[2] In 2006 Ebtekar received the UN Champion of the Earth Award.[3]

During the 2020 coronavirus pandemic in Iran, Ebtekar had been diagnosed with COVID-19 in March.[4]

Ebtekar is currently full Professor of Immunology at Tarbiat Modares University in Tehran.[5] She also heads the non governmental Center for Peace and Environment.[6]

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  1. "Massoumeh Ebtekar | The Guardian". the Guardian. Retrieved 2023-06-12.
  2. "President appoints Dr Masoumeh Ebtekar as VP for women, family affairs". Retrieved 2023-06-12.
  3. "Dr. Massoumeh Ebtekar". Champions of the Earth. 2019-08-22. Retrieved 2023-06-12.
  4. "Coronavirus: Iran's vice president Masoumeh Ebtekar has COVID-19 as 26 are killed by virus". Sky News. 28 February 2020. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
  5. Ebtekar, Masoumeh. "Official University Page". Tarbiat Modares Faculty Members.
  6. "بیانیه پایانی گفتگوی نخبگانی مرکز صلح و محیط زیست". مستقل آنلاین (in Persian). 2023-06-12. Retrieved 2023-06-12.