Elaheh Koulaei

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Elaheh Koulaei
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Koulaei in the conference of Commemoration of Lady of Islamic Revolution
Member of the Parliament of Iran
In office
28 May 2000 – 28 May 2004
Constituency Tehran, Rey, Shemiranat and Eslamshahr
Majority 1,054,003 (35.95%)
Personal details
Born (1956-12-17) 17 December 1956 (age 60)
Tehran, Iran
Political party Islamic Iran Participation Front
Children 4
Alma mater Tarbiat Modares University
University of Tehran
Religion Shia Islam

Elaheh Koulaei (Persian: الهه کولایی‎‎; born 17 December 1956) is an Iranian political scientist, reformist intellectual.

Dr Koulaei is professor of political science at Tehran University and a member of the Islamic Iran Participation Front. She was one of the 513 women candidates for election to the Iranian parliament,[1] and was a member of the sixth parliament of the Islamic Republic of Iran.[2]

Elaheh Koulaei was head of the Irano-Libya Parliamentarian Friendship Group in Iran in 2003.[3] She was also a member of the Iran-Russia Parliamentarian Friendship Group.[citation needed]


  1. ^ BBCX
  2. ^ New York Times
  3. ^ "Stress on women's role in economy." by Debasree S. Khaleej Times 22 Sept. 2003. link

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