Saturday , 24 August 2019

Women managing 400 knowledge-based companies in Iran

PayvandNews – Out of the total number of 4,070 knowledge-based companies working in Iran, about 400 companies are established and being managed by women, Zeinab Hamidzadeh presidential advisor for science and technology said here on Sunday.


The Startup women of Iran
(source: Iranian startup magazine Shanbe)

Iran enjoys a brilliant performance for women’s presence in developing knowledge-based economy, IRNA quoted Hamidzadeh as saying.

According to the latest report released by World Economic Forum on gender gaps, Iranian women enjoy equal level of high education in different levels with men, the official added.

The annual income of knowledge-based companies in Iran is 4 trillion rials (nearly $95 million) and about 136,000 people are active in these companies, she explained.

Iran also enjoys a satisfactory situation in innovation index, noted Hamidzadeh adding, Iran’s rank in this area has reached to 60th from 120 and it has the highest rate of innovation.

Referring to formation of different successful start-up in Iran, Hamidzadeh noted that many start-ups are running by women and the role of women in managing start-ups is essential.

The program of returning non-resident elites has also been considered as one of the successful programs of the scientific deputy, stated the official adding during the last four years, 1,109 Iranian specialists have returned to the country including 220 female elites.

NM/MGIran enjoys a brilliant performance for women’s presence in developing knowledge-based economy, IRNA quoted Hamidzadeh as saying.

According to the latest report released by World Economic Forum on gender gaps, Iranian women enjoy equal level of high education in different levels with men, the official added.

The annual income of knowledge-based companies in Iran is 4 trillion rials (nearly $95 million) and about 136,000 people are active in these companies, she explained.

Iran also enjoys a satisfactory situation in innovation index, noted Hamidzadeh adding, Iran’s rank in this area has reached to 60th from 120 and it has the highest rate of innovation.

Referring to formation of different successful start-up in Iran, Hamidzadeh noted that many start-ups are running by women and the role of women in managing start-ups is essential.

The program of returning non-resident elites has also been considered as one of the successful programs of the scientific deputy, stated the official adding during the last four years, 1,109 Iranian specialists have returned to the country including 220 female elites.

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