02-06 Kimia Alizadeh

Subscribe to Great Girls here. Born on July 10, 1998, Kimia’s family are Iranian Azerbaijani, also known as Iranian Turks.  At the age of 16, Kimia burst onto the stage by winning gold in the women’s Taekwondo 63 kilogram class at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympics....

02-05 Arati Saha

Subscribe to Great Girls here. Born on September 24, 1940, Arati began her life in Bengal, in what was then British India. Her family was middle class Bengali Hindu, and Arati had one older brother and one younger sister. At the age of 2, she lost her mother. With her...

02-04 Samina Baig

Subscribe to Great Girls here. Today’s Great Girl is Samina Baig of Pakistan, who became the first Pakistani woman to summit Mount Everest.  Born on September 19, 1990, Samina grew up in the Hunza region. This is a unique region of the north, renowned for...

02-03 Qian Hongyan

Subscribe to Great Girls here. Today’s episode focuses on another Paralympian Great Girl – Qian Hongyan of Yun Nan Province in China. Born in 1996, Qian lost both her legs in a car accident at the age of four. In a later interview with China Daily, she stated,...

02-02 Aisholpan Nurgaiv

Listen to the episode here. Today’s episode focuses on someone that Girl Museum has long admired – Aisholpan Nurgaiv, the 13-year-old eagle huntress of Mongolia.  Aisholpan is a Kazakh – a group of nomadic people in Mongolia and Central Asia who speak...
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