Sakina Akhundzadeh was the first teacher and playwright among Azerbaijani women. She was a teacher at Taghiyev`s boarding-school for Muslim girls.
Sakina was born in Quba and got her first education here. Later with her familiy she moved to Baku. She had written Comedies of - `` Benefit of the science`` and ``daughter-in-law and mother-in-law`` and had translated into Azerbaijan ``Zavalli chocuk``( poor fellow) by Namig Kamal.
Akhundzadehs "The Consequence of Evil"; based on Léo Delibess opera Lakmé was staged at the National Drama theatre in Baku. Her plays were staged both at he school and the Taghiyev theatre.
At the beginning of 20th century a number of societies were established in Baku - ``Nijat``, ``Safa``, "Həmiyyət", in Tiflis - "Müsəlman artistləri", "İttihad", "İbrət", in Ashgabad - "5 nömrəli teatr dəstəsi", in Erevan - "Müsəlman dram cəmiyyəti", in Tebriz - "Azərbaycan artistləri dəstəsi", "Cəmiyyəti-islahi-tərəqqi-maarifi-Azərbaycan". The main goals of these societies were to enlighten to people and to contribute the development of theatre profession.