November 12, 2013: Iran – Rouhani Is a Force of Change

November 12, 2013 @ 7:30 p.m, First Parish, 50 Cochituate Road, Wayland. Speaker: Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, PhD, the “Lion Woman of Iran”, also former Iranian Parliamentarian, journalist, educator, and author.

Join us for a discussion about Iran’s new leader and the implications for the nuclear issue between Iran and the U.S. 

“We have seen courageous women stand up to brutality and threats, and we have experienced the searing image of a woman bleeding to death on the streets.” President Barack Obama referring to Neda Agha Soltan, a young Iranian woman who was shot by a sniper during Iran’s 2009 Green Movement street protests. Our discussion will focus on how Iran’s new leader will shape the country and its direction, and how he will interact with the U.S. and the rest of the world concerning nuclear weapons.