Touran Mirhadi was a pioneering Iranian educator, children’s author, and advocate for progressive education. Born in 1927, she dedicated her life to transforming Iran’s educational landscape, emphasizing creativity, critical thinking, and child-centered learning. Mirhadi co-founded the Farhad School, a model institution that implemented her innovative educational philosophies. She also played a crucial role in the establishment of the Children’s Book Council of Iran, significantly influencing children’s literature and libraries. Her work has left an enduring impact on Iran’s educational system, inspiring countless educators and shaping the minds of young learners.