Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Senior Television Producer and President of Eghlime Noor Institute
Farkhondeh Keyhani is a senior television producer in Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) and president of Eghlime Noor (Land of light) institute, focusing on women issues. Ms. Keyhani is interested in women's rights issues from an Islamic prospective. Ms. Keyhani has published multiple essays in Iranian newspapers and women’s magazines. She has earned her MA in Islamic Mysticism and BA in Western Philosophy. Additionally Ms. Keyhani has her MA in TV production from IRIB University. She has produced multiple TV series and documentaries for different IRIB TV channels for example. Her productions have focused on women in Iranian history, feminism, women in Iranian cinema and female clothing. She has done extensive research on these topics IRIB, her research has taken her to the UAE, Turkey and India. In 1999, she attended "Television in An Aging Society ", a workshop organized by Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development. In 2006, Ms. Keyhani traveled to Lebanon after July war to make a documentary about the affects of the war on Lebanese women.