Childhood and honors of Arfa Karim Randhawa:
it is identify that requires absolutely no introduction. The Young Daughter of Pakistan make us proud when she had become the first Microsoft Certified Professional in the year 2004 at the age of only 9.
She was Born in January 14th, 1995 in Faisalabad, she got the title of the youngest ever MCP by 2004-2008. Arfa was always a rare child. Her parents said that she displayed signs of an outstanding memory from a extremely early age.
When her dad bought her a computer, that is only for e-mail purposes, she exhibited skills that exceeded her years. Studying the things she had been accomplishing, her father took the girl to APTECH, a nearby computer institute. Whilst giving a conversation on ARcast, she explained the storyline in her words:
Actually when I was six years of age, I received my personal first computer; when you see new stuff you want to find, what exactly is it? How does will it be work? I Really used to play around and I got to know various things about it from the reach as well as demo method and in about two years I obtained to know how to work on windows and different software’s completely. After that, I did previously make a lots of presentations for my dad as well as my mom. My father and my mom used to watch myself and say “she got abilities in computers” therefore then they took me to an institute close by our house and there I began to learn C sharp and then I give exam of MCP.”
Certainly, there she advanced a lot as well as passed the ‘Microsoft Certified Application Developer’ qualification in 4 months. Microsoft officials in Pakistan tested her programming abilities through an additional exam as well.
Then She was invited to Microsoft’s Redmond campus by Bill Gates for a private meeting and to better introduce her to the organization as well as provide people at the campus a chance to meet her. She went to the campus together with her father while her mother and two young brothers remained home.
A few days long tour included clinical tours and also informal times with Microsoft staff as well as executives. She made a good effect on Gates as well as every person who met the girl and entertained Bill Gates with her confidence while she questioned him about the little percentage of women on the Redmond campus. “It needs to be balanced – the same amount of men with an equal amount of women,” she said soon after.
Somasegar, a company vice chairman at Microsoft, described her in his website, declaring: “She is a Fifth grader who visited all of us at Microsoft for a few days together with her father. We had a large amount of fun in meeting Arfa and obtaining a chance to understand what motivated the girl’s to shoot for such an accomplishment from such a early age. She undoubtedly has some clear ideas about the kinds of conditions she envisions technology may enable sometime soon.” It was her who chosen to invite Arfa to Redmond after reading about the girl in a inside company newsletter.
Awards of Arifa Karim
After her return to Pakistan, Arfa received several awards. Among the ones awarded by the government were the actual Fatima Jinnah Gold Medal in the field of Technology and science, the Salam Pakistan Youngsters Award and the Presidents Award regarding Pride of Performance of which she was the actual littlest recipient ever before.
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Arifa Karim Passes Away in Lahore
Arfa Karim, The littlest Microsoft Certified Professional, dead in Lahore, Arifa was being affected by critical health related situation and she is facing ventilator that result in brain damage.