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Shahri Estakhry

Women’s History Month: 2010 Honoree

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Video published March 5, 2010 | Download MP4 | View transcript

Above: Shahri Estakhry is the founder of the Iranian School of San Diego, which works to assist Iranian-American youths to be proud of their heritage by educating them about Iranian culture and the Persian language.

Shahri Estakhry is the founder of the Iranian School of San Diego, which works to assist Iranian-American youths to be proud of their heritage by educating them about Iranian culture and the Persian language. Estakhry also co-founded the Persian Cultural Center of San Diego, renowned for its outstanding performing arts and education programs.

In addition, she developed the Iranian-American Scholarship Fund to benefit students of Iranian heritage, who exhibit academic excellence. And Estakhry created the Dollar-a-Month Fund, a non-profit charity that has helped improve the living conditions of disadvantaged children around the globe.

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