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From the age of ten, Sepideh became familiar with astronomy and continued with her studies and observations despite many obstacles that she faced in her community and with her family. Eventually she became the top astronomical observer in Iran, winning the SOFI and Messier Observing competitions.
Now married, Sepideh is fully supported to study physics and pursue her passion of studying astronomy with the support of her husband. In addition to her education, she is currently working on building an educational observatory with programs dedicated especially for children. and I have been invited to the WIRED2016 World Inspirational women Conference.
Sepideh Hooshyar teaches children and adults astronomy and she is very keen to promote astronomy among children in deprived areas.