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Tamilla Nasirova

Tamilla Nasirova, an Azerbaijani mathematician, made significant contributions to the field of probability theory and semi-Markov processes. She became the first woman to earn a doctorate in mathematics in Azerbaijan and the first Azerbaijani woman to become a professor of mathematics. Nasirova taught at Baku State University for almost four decades and published numerous scientific works. She received several awards and died at the age of 86.

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Shahla Humbatova

Shahla Humbatova is an Azerbaijani human rights lawyer known for her fearless advocacy and dedication to defending the rights of marginalized individuals in her country. Despite facing online abuse and threats, she continues to champion human rights causes, including representing political prisoners and vulnerable clients. Her work has garnered both criticism and admiration, and she was recognized as an International Woman of Courage in 2020 for her bravery and commitment to justice.

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Armen Ohanian

Armen Ohanian, a dancer, actress, writer, and translator, overcame tragedy and adversity to become a trailblazing artist. She experienced the devastating earthquake of 1902 and witnessed anti-Armenian pogroms in 1905, which shaped her worldview and fueled her ambition. Ohanian’s performances, blending Armenian and Iranian music, captivated audiences across Europe and the United States. She also ventured into literature, sharing her inner world and inspiring women to pursue their aspirations fearlessly.

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Inna Osypenko-Radomska

Inna Volodymyrivna Osypenko-Radomska is a Ukrainian-Azerbaijani sprint kayaker who achieved great success in her career. She won multiple Olympic medals, including a gold in 2008, and represented both Ukraine and Azerbaijan. Osypenko-Radomska’s remarkable talent and dedication to her sport have made her a role model for aspiring athletes.

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