Video: Maria on the Katie Couric show

Pakistan’s Maria Toor Pakay makes the mainstream news again, with an appearance on the Katie Couric show in Canada:

Sometimes it is not how you were born that creates a challenge, but where. Growing up in rural Pakistan, where women’s equality doesn’t exist, 22-year-old Maria Toorpaki Wazir found independence through sports.

“I had no other option so I decided to leave to follow my dreams”


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  1. Fantastic! I see her often at NSA training (she’s amazing) and am glad to have a deeper knowledge of her back story…

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