A short biography of Princess Yasmine Pahlavi

Yasmine Etemad Amini was born in Tehran, Iran on July 26, 1968. Her family left Iran in the late 1970's in response to the turmoil that plagued the country. Her early years were spent in California in the Unites States with her parents.

In 1986 she met Prince Reza Pahlavi. Following a brief courtship, they were married on June 12, 1986. Despite the many responsibilities of her new role, Princess Yasmine continued her education, receiving a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in political science from George Washington University in Washington DC - Consequently, she received her doctorate in jurisprudence (JD) from George Washington University and was admitted to the Bar in 1998.

As a reflection of Princess Yasmine's commitment to Iran and her children, she, in conjunction with a number of her compatriots, established the "Foundation for the Children of Iran" in 1991. This charitable organization based in Minneapolis, Minnesota has had an outstanding track record of bringing children in need of medical services that are not available in Iran, to the United States for treatment. In reflecting on the achievements of the Foundation, Princess Yasmine notes: "The Foundation for the Children of Iran is a testament to the generosity of Iranians, Europeans, and Americans from all walks of life who have opened their hearts to the vulnerable children from Iran. It does reaffirm the belief that while governments may quarrel, people are tied together by a common bond of humanity that is enduring and reflective of the higher self in each of us.

Princess Yasmine's professional career culminated in her current position as an attorney at a law center. This exceptional organization provides legal protection to abused children. The Law Center is recognized for its important work in protecting some of the most vulnerable elements of society.

Princess Yasmine Pahlavi lives in the United States with her husband and her two daughters, Princess Noor, born on April 3, 1992 and Princess Iman born on September 12, 1993. As the spouse of Prince Reza Pahlavi and as a concerned Iranian for the future of her homeland, the well being of her compatriots is close to her heart. Princess Yasmine share her husband's aspiration for a free, democratic and progressive Iran and activley supports his ceaseless efforts to that end. She has also dedicated her life to her own children, as well as the children in her motherland, and those in her immediate community, reflecting her personal and profound commitment to future generations and the opportunities for civil and peaceful coexistence for all people.

Princess Yasmine Pahlavi lives in the United States with her husband and her three daughters, Princess Noor, born on April 3, 1992 and Princess Iman born on September 12, 1993 and Princess Farah, born on January 17th, 2004. As the spouse of Prince Reza Pahlavi and as a concerned Iranian for the future of her homeland, the well being of her compatriots is close to her heart. Princess Yasmine share her husband's aspiration for a free, democratic and progressive Iran and activley supports his ceaseless efforts to that end. She has also dedicated her life to her own children, as well as the children in her motherland, and those in her immediate community, reflecting her personal and profound commitment to future generations and the opportunities for civil and peaceful coexistence for all people.

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