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28th Annual Muse Awards in New York
Cyma Zarghami, president of Nickelodeon and MTVN Kids, arrives at the 28th annual Muse Awards ceremony where she is to be honored at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on December 9, 2008 in New York. The awards are part of the New York Women in Film and Television organization which supports the advancement of women in the entertainment industry.(UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
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Cyma Zarghami is an Iranian-American cable television executive currently serving as the president of Nickelodeon and MTV Networks' Kids & Family Group.

Zarghami was born in Iran to an Iranian father, Ghoram, and a Scottish mother, Catherine. The family later moved to Canada and finally to Englewood, New Jersey in the United States. Zarghami has stated that as a child she "played a lot of sports, lacrosse mostly."

In 1980, Zarghami entered The University of Vermont in Burlington as an elementary education major, but later changed her major to English. She ultimately did not complete her degree, but was later awarded an honorary diploma by the University of Vermont College of Education and Social Services in 2000.

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