Saba talks (pt.1): Falling In Love, Embracing My Heritage & Making An Impact In Iran


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In Part 1, we cover:

  • How facing the challenges of a third culture kid while growing up helped her embrace and fit in
  • Learning to embrace her Iranian side and overcoming the 'terrorist' propaganda with the help of a close friend
  • How her dad ended up moving from Iran to the UK
  • The crazy story of her mum being stranded in Germany on the way to the UK
  • How did the Iranian revolution come 1979 come about?
  • The very strong influence of British and American culture in Iran, from the perspective of an Iranian family
  • the misunderstood history of Iran, dating back to the days of Zoroastrianism
  • Appreciating Cyrus the Great and his multicultural approach


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