Arfa Karim, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Arfa Karim

Pakistani computer programmer

Date of Birth: 02-Feb-1995

Place of Birth: Ram Diwali, Pakistan

Date of Death: 14-Jan-2012

Profession: computer scientist

Nationality: Pakistan

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Arfa Karim

  • Arfa Abdul Karim Randhawa (Urdu: ???? ???? ?????????; 2 February 1995 – 14 January 2012) was a Pakistani student and computer prodigy who, in 2004 at the age of nine, became the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).
  • She also at 10, earned a pilot's license.
  • She had her name in Guinness Book of World Records.
  • She kept the title until 2008.
  • Arfa represented Pakistan on various international forums including the TechEd Developers Conference.
  • She also received the President's Award for Pride of Performance in 2005.
  • A science park in Lahore, the Arfa Software Technology Park, was named after her.
  • She was invited by Bill Gates to visit Microsoft Headquarters in the United States.
  • She died on 14 January 2012, aged 16, following a cardiac arrest.

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