Samina Baig

(Samina Khayal Baig)

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  • Born: September 19, 1990
  • Nationality: Pakistani
  • Profession: Mountaineer

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Samina Khayal Baig is a Pakistani high-altitude mountaineer who in 2013 climbed Mount Everest and then all Seven Summits by 2014. She is the first and only Pakistani woman to climb Everest and the Seven Summits. She is also the youngest Muslim woman to climb Mount Everest, having done so at the age of 21.

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Chashkin Sar was virgin, and we climbed it for the first time, and afterwards, the people renamed it as Samina Baig. Time
I am doing the mountain climbing to empower women. Women
I hope that the families will understand that the contribution of women is important and can be more powerful for building a greater country. Women ;Hope
I say that Pakistanis should not consider girls as weaklings.
I want to tell women in developing countries that they are as powerful as their male counterparts, and they can play an equal role in their respective societies. Women
I was thinking about the women of Pakistan, those who are not allowed to get education, those who are not allowed to do whatever they want to do in their life. I hope that the families will understand that the contribution of women is important and can be more powerful for building a greater country. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Life ;Women
In my community, women are as important as males, and they are playing an equal role in the society. Society ;Women
Mountain climbing is my passion, and to empower women through my expeditions is the reason. Women
Mountain climbing is my passion, and to empower women through my expeditions is the reason. I am doing the mountain climbing to empower women. Women
Mountaineering is one of the most difficult sports - we are away from routine life for days, living in tents, and it requires high degree of physical and mental strength. Life ;Sports & Athletics
My most cherished desire is to help our women come out of their routine chores and infuse in them the indefatigable spirit of adventure. Women
People want to come to Pakistan but are not given visas. We wish for visas to be given to those people who want to come to Pakistan.
Women need opportunity and encouragement. If a girl can climb mountains, she can do anything positive within her field of work. Women ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force