Simple Reflections of Iranian Life: Part 1

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Iranian Woman in Coal Mine!

Mahnaz Mirzaei was born in 1980 in the town of Zarand in Kerman province of Iran. She received a Bachelor of Mining Engineering from Kerman's Shahid Bahonar University. Mirzaei who is interested in tough or in her words "manly" jobs, chose to work at a coal mine. In 2005, she started working at an underground mine, as the first woman after the Islamic revolution. Because of her hard work, dedication and interest, she was promoted to the head of the mine in 2006. She is currently the head of the Sarapardeh mine which is part of the town of Kuhbanan in Kerman. The Mine has 95 employees, 90 men and 5 women.


*Photo Credit: Hamid Sadeghi, Mehr News Agency

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