Muniba Mazari - The Iron Lady of Pakistan

 

Health is wealth! We have heard this many a times but never tried to understand the hidden meaning behind it. Being able to hear, talk, walk, smell, and hear are certainly a blessing that we usually take for granted. Most of us can perform our daily chores easily, while there are many who simply can’t do so. There are many people in this world who desire to stand and take a step, and there are people who desire to see the world and their loved ones once.

Rightfully regarded as the Iron Lady of Pakistan, Muniba Mazari needs no introduction. She is a renowned Pakistani activist, motivational speaker, model, artist, and television host. But who she really was and how she became the iron lady of Pakistan? Wait to find out:

Accident

Muniba Mazari belongs to a conservative Baloch family. A terrible car accident changed her life completely. In 2007, Muniba was travelling to her hometown, Rahim Yar Khan, when her husband fell asleep while driving and drove the car into a ditch. He was able to jump out of the car and save his life but she was left inside with severe injuries and bruises. This accident has made her paralyzed and wheel chair bound for the rest of her life.

Life Changing Moment

Muniba Mazari decided not to live a life of misery and disappoint after her accident. She found her inner strength by reviving the artist inside her after her paralysis that happened nine years ago. She broke all shackles of physical disability and transcends to achieve her dreams. Her art shows her inspiration in life which helped her to overcome her fears.

Career

Muniba Mazari pursued her professional career as a content writer. She worked on a campaign “Woman of Substance” with Toni & Guy. This is from where she became Asia's first wheelchair bound model. She started her social work by working with those schools which particularly cater the needs of under privileged children. She became the brand ambassador for Chughtai Lab Pakistan. Medical camps were being organized in different cities of Pakistan particularly in schools who offer free education to needy ones. The highlights of the camp include free diagnostics and medical tests of all kinds, free medical advice, medicines, parents and teacher counseling, lessons on personal hygiene and lot more. This initiative is taken to provide free medical facilities to those who can't afford it.

Along with philanthropic efforts, Muniba Mazari has established her brand ‘Muniba’s Canvas’ with the slogan Let Your Walls Wear Colors. Her medium is acrylics on canvas.

Reasons for Popularity

Muniba Mazari is Asia's first wheelchair bound television host who works as an anchor person for National TV of Pakistan. In year 2015, she was listed among the BBC’s 100 influential women in the world, which is surely a great achievement not just hers but also of the entire country. She is one of the Pond's Miracle Mentors. She is also the leading motivational speaker and has been recently nominated as the first Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women Pakistan. Muniba Mazari is one of the Forbes 30 under 30 for 2016 in Media and Marketing category.

Motivational Speaker

Muniba Mazari has the power to motivate and inspire others through her motivational talks on various platforms like TEDx, Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO), Young presidents' Organization (YPO), Youth Entrepreneur Organization (YEO), Global Leadership Conference (GLC) 2016, VCon Malaysia 2017, Vcon Dubai 2017, Leadership Summit Pakistan, etc.

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Muniba Mazari also give the message to those women who never bless a baby to don’t be disheartened for this disability, there are many inheritance children, you can adopt any one. She also adopt a child, now he was six years old.
By: riaz, khi on Nov, 16 2017
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Really, the great Muniba Mazari is such an inspirational personality. Yesterday I listen her speech. In this speech she told that she could not become a mother due to the various injuries in an accident, for any lady it such a great shock but she face the reality.
By: anjum, khi on Nov, 14 2017
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Muniba Mazari is the girl who servive various majors injuries when her car was fell into ditch. She underwent three major two minor surgeries, doctors have put a lot of metal in her arms and backbone that’s why she is also known as an iron lady.
By: zahoor, khi on Nov, 14 2017
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After read an inspiring article about the life of Muniba Mazari, I also memorized the lesson of Helen Keller. She was a brave deaf lady who loss her sense due to the sickness but never loss her hopes.
By: afifa, khi on Nov, 11 2017
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Muniba Mazari is the super role model not only for Pakistan, with her inspirational speeches and willing power she conver the life of many peoples those who disable with any mental or physical ability.
By: sadaf, khi on Nov, 09 2017
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The brave girl Muniba Mazari is the National Ambassador for UN Women Pakistan, more important thing for Pakistan is that her name is in the two Pakistanis to be named BBCs 100 most inspirational women in 2015.
By: kashif, khi on Nov, 07 2017
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I recently saw a news about an Indian guy who inspired about the personality of Muniba Mazari and past her photo on his scooty. Like this guy, this Pakistani lady doing an important role for the peoples in the world who disable with any physical ability with her motivational speeches.
By: ismat, khi on Oct, 31 2017
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The article about Muniba Mazari gives the message that you never loss your hopes, you can always get your aim of life even in the toughest situation in your life. She wanted to be an artist, she become although she was injured .
By: kashif, khi on Oct, 31 2017
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Muniba Mazari is a great name, her inspiring role to motivate the victims are great. I think Governement have to paid some award on the behalf of her motivating speeches which she doing for the children and kids especially for ASP students.
By: samreen, khi on Oct, 29 2017
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I listen many inspirational speeches by the Iron lady of Pakistan 'Muniba Mazari'. She loss physically but she loss nothing with her mental power. Due to her ability she achieve every thing what she wish, she is the first wheel chair model of Pakistan.
By: amir, khi on Oct, 27 2017
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When Muniba Mazari was twenty one years old she got injured but she never loss her hopes, she is the great speaker and the host person who motivate the children due to her speeches. She is famous the name 'Iron Lady' of Pakistan.
By: yaseen, khi on Oct, 25 2017
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This is the source where I get the information about the famous personalities of Pakistan, no doubt the role of Muniba Mazari to motivate for those who loss their temper due to any disability is great. Thanking you to share the great inspiring information about this brave lady.
By: amina, khi on Oct, 23 2017
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Muniba Mazari is truly the best social worker and human being one can ever think of. She is someone we all love truly and get inspired from. I truly wish that many others get motivated from her to work hard and achieve your goals.
By: Uzma, Karachi on Oct, 20 2017
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Thanks for sharing us a wonderful information about Muniba Mazari, she is great example for every lady that every lady should be strong and brave to fight against such things
By: Anas, Karachi on Oct, 16 2017
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Muniba Mazari is undoubtedly the iron lady of Pakistan who has been an inspiration for many. I truly love and respect her. She is a great motivational speaker and is in my prayer ever since I came to know about her story.
By: Rida, Karachi on Oct, 11 2017
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This article can help to develop the spirit of motivational and inspirational potential to those who disheartened with their life due to any physical ability. The role of young lady Muniba Mazari is the great example for us.
By: ahmad, khi on Oct, 11 2017
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Muniba Mazari doing an important role for the APS Victims, she is such a brave lady. This article about Muniba Mazari give a great knowledge about her life, courage and bravery.
By: ibrahim, khi on Oct, 10 2017
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Muniba Mazari is rightfully known as the iron lady of Pakistan due to her amazing personality, courage, and bravery that she showed after meeting with a bad accident. How she coped up is something totally amazing as we dont get to see anything of that sort usually. So bravo girl!
By: Essha, Karachi on Oct, 08 2017
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I am all humbled and inspired from the iron lady of Pakistan, Muniba Mazari. She is someone I have always looked up to. Thank you so much guys for making it possible for us to know the story of this amazing lady.
By: Emran , Karachi on Sep, 27 2017
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Muniba Mazari is certainly the most privileged figure of our times. She is an inspiration for millions of people who are handicapped. She is truly the iron lady of Pakistan. Thanks for writing about her.
By: Faryal, Karachi on Sep, 25 2017
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