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Asia Game Changer West Awards: Afghan Girls Robotics Team Acceptance Speech

SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2019 — After 96 hours of traveling, Fatemah Qaderyan, captain of the Afghan Girls Robotics Team, joyfully accepts the Asia Game Changer West Award on behalf of her teammates. Roya Mahboob, the first female Afghan CEO of a technology company and a coach and mentor to the team, makes a speech about the importance of technology, especially in her home country of Afghanistan. (7 mins., 42 sec.)


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