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Maryam Rehman

Human, in love with the wonderful, beautiful, and exceptionally unique planet she lives on & will do whatever it takes to keep it that way.

Maryam Rehman is an advocate for social justice and creating change in the world. Her volunteer work on her recent trip to Pakistan, led to her winning the Governor General's Caring Canadian Award.

Originally from Pakistan, she moved to Toronto, Canada at the age of five, and is continuing her education here. She still made frequent trips to Pakistan, in which she volunteered at a school in her village. On her latest trip, she visited schools, gave speeches, and to empower the child laborers, she visited various Brick Building and Carpet Making factories, as well as the nomadic children, who live in tents across the nation.

She has also been an advocate for ending Polio once and for all, and will continue to support and fundraise for the various causes and organizations she has been supporting through the years. Currently, she is working on a screenplay for a documentary she hopes to film on her next trip.

Her experiences, have shown her enough to develop a passion for advocacy, writing, and giving a voice to those who don't have one.