Register | Conference Call – Author Nina Ansary on “Untold Story of Women in Iran”

Note: As a benefit of membership in the World Affairs Councils of America your Tennessee Council has access to special programs like the WACA “Cover to Cover” author conversation series. Every month you can participate in a conference call with authors to hear their perspectives and pose questions about important issues and topics.


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Cover to Cover Author Call

Tuesday, July 14, 2:00 p.m. ET

Nina Ansary

“Jewels of Allah: The Untold Story of Women in Iran”


WACA’s  July Cover to Cover Author Series features journalist Nina Ansary on her new book, Jewels of Allah: The Untold Story of Women in Iran. The call will be held Tuesday, July 14, at 2:00 PM ET. WACA President Bill Clifford will moderate the call.
Iranian-American author Nina Ansary challenges stereotypical assumptions by examining how the status of women has changed under Iran’s secular and religious movements. Illuminating unanticipated consequences of the Islamic Revolution, her account charts the rise of a feminist movement within a post-revolutionary patriarchal society.
Born in Tehran, Iran, Nina Ansary left her country of birth at the onset of the 1979 Islamic Revolution and has not returned since. In 1996, Ansary moved to Los Angeles, and following her family’s long and distinguished record, began to pursue her passion for humanitarian causes. She is a regular contributor to The Daily BeastThe Huffington Post and Women’s eNewsFull Bio


About “Cover to Cover”

Cover to Cover is a monthly program featuring the most influential authors on subjects of national and international importance.

Offered as a benefit to all current WACA Member Councils, Cover to Cover conference calls are opportunities for Council leaders, members, and supporters to engage with esteemed authors on critical issues. Cover to Cover authors often welcome invitations to speak at Councils. In short, the WACA National Office covers a topic with an expert so that Councils may discover a speaker and cover the topic in even greater depth in their own communities, spearheading a national conversation.


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