Her Imperial Highness Princess Farahnaz Pahlavi was born in Tehran on March 12, 1963. The Princess’s primary school education was at the Niavaran Special School (1970-78). She attended high school at the Esther Walker School in Simsbury, Connecticut (1979-80) followed by Cairo American College, Cairo, Egypt (1980-81). She pursued her undergraduate studies at Bennington College, Vermont (BA in Social Studies), and completed graduate school in 1990 at the School of Social Work (Child Psychology). Princess Farahnaz who is very close to her mother, Empress Farah Pahlavi, and her brother Reza Shah II. She is a compassionate woman who pays close attention to social issues especially those affecting the disadvantaged, and is keenly interested in events taking place.