Resilient Afghan Tech Women: Roya Mahboob / CEO of Digital Citizen Fund
A female entrepreneur formed a robotics team of teenage girls in Afghanistan. Undaunted by the Taliban's return to power, she struggles to change the future of Afghan women through digital literacy.
In summer 2021, just before the fall of Kabul, the "Afghan Dreamers" robotics team of teenage girls escaped to neighboring Qatar
Afghan Dreamers won the Judges Award at the 2021 First Global Challenge international robotics competition
Roya Mahboob launched an organization to teach technology to help Afghan women achieve financial independence
Some of the girls dream of going to Mars in ten years