Muniba Mazari

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Muniba Mazari
منیبہ مزاری
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Muniba Mazari
Born (1987-03-03) 3 March 1987 (age 31)
Nationality Pakistan
Occupation Artist, motivational speaker, model
Children 1
Website www.munibamazari.com

Muniba Mazari (Urdu: منیبہ مزاری‎; born 3 March 1987) is a Pakistani artist, model, activist, motivational speaker, singer, and television host. She uses a wheelchair due to injuries sustained in a car accident at the age of 21 which makes her Pakistan's first wheelchair-using model. She is also the National Ambassador for UN Women Pakistan.[1]

Early life[edit]

Muniba Mazari is of Baloch background.[2] In 2007, Muniba met a car accident in which she sustained multiple injuries including spinal cord which left her paraplegic. Along with philanthropic efforts, she has established her brand known as Muniba's Canvas with the slogan Let Your Walls Wear Colors. Her medium is acrylics on canvas.[3][4]

Career[edit]

Muniba Mazari, who currently serves as the National Ambassador for UN Women Pakistan and has participated as a motivational speaker at various conferences and forums, her first break being TEDx Islamabad. She was one of the two Pakistanis to be named BBCs 100 most inspirational women in 2015, and works as an occasional anchor at PTV, being their first wheelchair-using anchor. Additionally, Muniba is the first wheelchair-using model for the Toni&Guy in Pakistan, featured in Forbes 30 under 30 in 2016, and head of CSR for Chughtai Labs.

Motivational Speaker[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Muniba Mazari – Courageous and hopeful in the face of disability". ARY News.tv. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  2. ^ Hasan, Rabia; Haq, Farah. "Muniba Mazari, Unbroken". FUCHSIA. Retrieved 24 October 2015. But, you know what?I am a Baloch girl, living in a country with no awareness on disability, a single mother 
  3. ^ "Inspiration on a wheelchair". The Frontier Post.com. 29 June 2015. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Up Close and Artsy with Muniba Mazari". Times of Youth.com. 3 April 2015. Retrieved 22 October 2015.