Maria ToorPakai Wazeer

Maria Toorpakai Wazir is a professional Pakistani squash player. In order to participate in competetive sports, Maria dressed like a boy for first 16 years of her life. She was ranked as Pakistan's top female squash player till 2012. Maria was awarded Salaam Pakistan Award by the President of Pakistan in 2007. In October 2012 she won the first annual ‘Voice of Hope’ Award from Canadian First Lady Laureen Harper.