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Raha Moharrak

Raha Moharrak

It is said, Saudi Arabia is one of the most conservative country of the world. Because in the country it is forbidden to go any stadium to watch the sports for women, forbidden to drive any car! In such a situation Raha Moharrak is the first and the youngest women in Arab world who conquer the highest Mount Everest. She was born in 1988 in Jeddah, a city of western Saudi Arabia. Moharrak was brought up in Saudi Arabia in a standard family, one of the few nations that heartily demoralize women’s cooperation in various sports. As indicated by famous CNN channel she expressed, “Getting her family to let her climb was as challenging as the climb itself”. Her enlightening experience comprised of going to American University of Sharaj where she considered visual correspondences. Moreover, for the duration of her life she has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro Mount Vinson,Mount Elbrus and different others. Moharrak did broad preparing outside these ascensions to have the capacity to finish this astounding deed; in the year of 2013 she reached at the highest mount of Argentina Aconcagua. She had been in Nepal since April of 2013 to chip away at her arrange of overcoming Mount Everest, the highest Mount of the world. At the point when talking about her accomplishment she said “I couldn’t care less in regards to being the first the length of it rouses another person to be second.” At present she lives in Dubai, the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates where she is a visual creator. For her brave work she is known as one of the Mighty Muslimah of the Muslim World.

At a glance:
  • Full name                  : Raha Moharrak
  • Country                     : Saudi Arabia
  • Date of Birth            : 1988
  • Place of Birth           : Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Age                            : 26
  • Known for                : Mountaineer, Graphics Designer, Motivator, Art Director
  • Fan page                   : https://www.facebook.com/moharrak.raha
  • Official Website       : http://rahamoharrak.com/

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Manal al-Sharif

manal al-sharif

Manal al-Sharif is a brave Muslim woman in Saudi Arabia. She was born 25 April, 1979. She graduated from King Abdul Aziz University. Her subject was Bachelor of Science in Computing. Moreover she achieved a Cisco Career Certification. She was a brilliant student in her study life. After completing her graduation she worked in a Saudi National Oil company “Aramco” as an Internet Security Consultant. Furthermore she wrote for “Al Watan”, an Omani daily newspaper.

At present there is no any law in Saudi Arabia prohibiting driving as it is not mentioned in the holly Quran and therefore cannot be forbidden based on religion. It is today considered de facto against the law due to a number of fatwa’s issued to the effect. Manal al Sharif is one of the brave organizers of an online campaign encouraging women to start driving in Saudi Arabia on 17 June, 2011.
In May 2011, Manal uploaded a video of herself driving on YouTube.  After a few days she was arrested by the police and her YouTube video became inaccessible. There is no any way to hide the true that Saudi Arabia is the only country that doesn’t allow women to be present at sport events in its stadiums…!
Manal al-Sharif created a fanpage named “Teach Me How to Drive So I Can Protect Myself”. This page was prohibited by the Saudi Arabian Authority. Furthermore her Facebook and twitter account was closed. Despite the Kingdom’s restriction, Manal’s followers made copies of the Facebook events page after her arrest as well as her online message regarding the June 17 protest have been featured online by news organizations such as Al Jazeera where they cannot be so effortlessly deleted. Manal was eventually released from prison on the condition that she ceases encouraging women to participate in the June 17 event. Heroism video of Manal al-Sharif is again available on YouTube.

In Saudi Arabia “Women2Drive” movement was started by this brave woman Manal al-Sharif in 2011. Some women activists such as Eman al-Nafjan, Tamador Al-Yami and Saudi celebrity Loujain Hathoul are amongst the women who joined the “women2drive movement”. Within a few days many women drove and uploaded their videos to the internet.

At a glance :
  • Full name                  : Manal Abd Masoud Almnami al-Sharif
  • Country                     : Saudi Arabia
  • Date of Birth            : 25 April, 1979
  • Place of Birth           : Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • Age                            : 35
  • Known for                : Human Rights Activist, Women Rights Activist,
  • Fan page                   : Teach Me How to Drive So I Can Protect Myself
  • Official Website       : http://manal-alsharif.com/

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Hayat Sindi

Hayat-Sindi

Hayat Sindi is a name of Modern Biotechnology. She is a great Muslima and was born in 1967 in the holy city Mecca, Saudi Arabia. She wants to apply her knowledge and expertise for the help of humankind. And she has done her great job after a long journey. Many women from the middle east follow her. Hayat Sindi now is the CEO and co-founder of “Diagnostics For All”, a charitable combining biotechnology plus micro fluidics, devoted to making ease, simple to-utilize, purpose of-forethought diagnostics planned particularly for the 60% of the creating scene that lives past the range of urban healing facilities and therapeutic foundations. She is also a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University at the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology. Sindi’s essential destination is to create and send engineering to creating territories of the world to enhance social assurance. Sindi earned her Phd. from Cambridge University, where she was delegated Senior Lecturer at the International School of Medicine; spend significant time in Pre-Clinical Education and Public Affairs of Cambridge Overseas Medical Program.

Hayat Sindi was the first Saudi woman to be acknowledged at Cambridge University in the field of biotechnology as well as the first woman from any of the Arab States of the Persian Gulf to absolute a doctoral degree in the field. In 2010, Sindi was the champ of the Mekkah Al Mukaram award for exploratory development, given by HRH Prince Khaled Al-Faisal. She was likewise named a 2011 Emerging Explorer by the National Geographic Society. During her student life, She realized her actual concentration lay in study along these lines she chose to go abroad to proceed with her studies. Stressed over their little girl, her guardians contradicted this and did all that they could to keep her from going. Ultimately, they understood that she could just be genuinely upbeat on the off chance that she were permitted to tail her dreams true. Finally she went to England alone with bravely.

Unfortunately, the authority of Cambridge University did not identify her Saudi Arabian College courses thus Hayat was compelled to do again her studies. Even as there, a well-known researcher told the youthful Muslim lady she would come up short inside three months in the event that she didn’t shed her Hijab (headscarf) and transform her ways. Turning a hard of hearing ear to this immaterial exhortation, Hayat kept on wearing her scarf and concentrated on her studies. When she had finished the preparation by getting a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology from King’s College University in London, the splendid youthful Muslim lady happened to study Biotechnology, regardless of being told by an alternate researcher that women couldn’t be effective in that field. For her courageous and caring efforts to the human kind she is known as a Mighty Muslimah.

At a glance :

  • Full name                 : Hayat bint Sulaiman bin Hassan Sindi
  • Country                    : Saudi Arabia
  • Date of Birth           : 1967
  • Place of Birth          : Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • Age                           : 47
  • Known for               : Medical Scientist
  • Fan page                  : https://www.facebook.com/Hayat.Sindi
  • Official Website     : http://www.dfa.org/

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Afra Jalabi

Afra Jalabi

Afra Jalabi is a great Arab-Canadian journalist as well as peace advocate. She was born in Damascus, the capital of Syria in 1970 and was brought up in Germany and Saudi Arabia. Afra Jalabi is a Muslim author, lecturer as well as a journalist. She was the previous president of the McGill University Muslim Students Association. Presently, she is writing for the Saudi famous daily news paper Al Yaum. She is a part of the publication leading group of the Journal of Law and Religion at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Formerly, she wrote in as a weekly writer for Al-Jadeedah magazine in the city of London and wrote regarding on social culture, literary and artistic subjects.

Ms. Jalabi completed her Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Political Science from famous McGill University in Montreal. But she holds her Master’s degree in the subject of Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa. Afra Jalabi gave a lot of importance on developing resources of Islamic philosophy of peacefulness based on close analysis of the Meccan and Medinan period. Her research approach is nonviolence against Islamic philosophy.
Before immigrant Canada Jalabi was raised in Syria, Germany and Saudia Arabia. She has speech out about her theories in Canada for the very last few years. Still now she is writing for the whole of the Muslim world.

At a glance :
  • Full name                 : Afra Jalabi
  • Country                    : Canada
  • Date of Birth            : 1970
  • Place of Birth          : Damascus, Syria
  • Age                           : 44
  • Known for               : Arab-Canadian journalist, Columnist of Al Yaum
  • Fan page                 : https://www.facebook.com/afra.jalabi
  • Official Website     : not found

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