Conversation with Sara Mirshekari, founder and CEO of Keshtyaar

The Iranian space industry is welcoming new players in the form of startups and small businesses that use satellite data to improve the daily lives of society members. Recent university graduates, with their fresh ideas and new-found expertise, are often responsible for spearheading such initiatives. Sara Mirshekari is one of the only female leaders in this space and has successfully founded an agricultural business based on satellite data analysis, called Keshtyaar. The following is an interview with this rising star (Sh. Y. refers to the author, S.M. refers to Sara Mirshekari).