Kulsoom Abdullah is breaking all stereotypes as the world’s first Hijab-wearing Professional weightlifter and she is making all Pakistanis proud.
She may be an American-Pakistani but has represented Pakistan in multiple weightlifting championships around the world. Kulsoom Abdullah is working towards achieving her dreams of weightlifting while balancing her life between sports and her family.
Kulsoom Abdullah is an engineer by profession and a Ph.D. scholar besides being the first Pakistani Muslim woman to compete internationally in weightlifting championships while wearing Hijab.
She has done her Ph.D. in Electrical/Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology after completing her Bachelors in Computer Engineering at the University of Central Florida.
Kulsoom is the prime example to follow your dreams no matter what and she is an inspiration for young girls to have faith and stay focused on your goals, and you will succeed.
We can see whether it is business or sportswomen are standing on equal terms with the men. There is still a long way to go, but there are some good results that are seen in all sectors.