Jaahnavi Sriperambuduru (The Mysterious Mountain Girl - Himaputri) is a 15 year old from Hyderabad, Telangana, probably the youngest girl in the world to have started her adventure career at an early age of 10 months, when her parents took her into wilderness in a specially designed backpack to give her the first taste of outdoor. She is on a Mission to climb the highest peaks of the 7 continents known as the #Mission7Summit and reach the farthest point of the globe “The North Pole” and the “The South Pole” (The Grand Slam) to become the world’s youngest girl to do so. Till date she has completed 4 continents highest peaks namely: 1) Mt. Kilimanjaro (Africa), 2) Mt.Elbrus (Europe), 3) Mt.Kosciusko (Australia), 4) Mt.Denali (North America). She became the world’s youngest girl to summit Mt.Elbrus at the age of 13 yrs in 2015.
In July’2016, she also became first Indian born Telugu girl to be invited to the white house to take part in National south Asian symposium. Apart from Mountaineering she practices classical dance and attends drawing classes.
Jaahnavi is also a motivational speaker and works towards “Empowering the girl child” which she started by not only educating the girls but also providing them with life skills under “JanJay Foundation”. Jaahnavi is one of the youngest TEDx Hyderabad speakers and also travels the globe for educating girls about “The Importance of Education”and want to give an exposure into the wilderness through which, she feels one can understand their own potential and develop it.
She gives commercials related to girl empowerment and send messages for girl stereotypes for gender equality. Her recent campaign #Am Pretty Tough through one of the leading cosmetic company of India, Dabur Gulabari, has brought about a major change in the process of “Don’t Judge a Book by its cover”.
To read the full article, you need to Purchase this issue. CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW.