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Anita Schug

Anita Schug, M.D., is a Rohingya neurosurgeon and human rights activist who has made significant contributions to the medical field and the advocacy for the Rohingya community. She was born in Rangoon, Myanmar, and her childhood was marked by the discrimination faced by her family due to their Rohingya Muslim identity.

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Mawj Aldarraji

Mawj Aldarraji is an Iraqi mountaineer and architect, known as the first female mountaineer from Iraq. Overcoming medical challenges, she has conquered several mountains as part of the seven summits challenge. Aldarraji’s determination and advocacy for female empowerment have made her a symbol of resilience and courage. Her ultimate goal is to become the first-ever Iraqi national to summit Mount Everest, inspiring others to pursue their dreams fearlessly.

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