Arfa Karim Randhawa
She was a prodigy who stunned the world by achieving Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) status at the mere age of 9. Her achievement was recognized personally by Bill Gates, who invited her to Microsoft Headquarters. She also received national and international recognition including the prestigious Pride of Performance award by Government of Pakistan. She continued working hard for achieving more success in her field until she suffered from a medical condition in December 2011. Unfortunately, she could not recover from this condition and breathed her last on January 14, 2012, less than a month from her sixteenth birthday.
In her life and death, Arfa Karim became a beacon of hope and an inspiration for the Pakistani nation especially girls. Whole nation praised her achievements and even till today, Arfa Karim shines as an example of a bright Pakistan.