The story of the first Afghan woman to climb her country’s highest peak

Introduction

In 2018, Hanifa Yousoufi became the first Afghan woman to climb Mount Noshaq, at a height of 24,580 ft, as part of an expedition led and funded by the US-based non-profit organisation, Ascend Athletics. Daniel’s documentary photography and film coverage of Hanifa was subsequently published by major media outlets across the world.

Role

  • Photographer
  • Filmmaker

Publishers

  • BBC
  • Sky News
  • Bloomberg
  • ECHO
  • The Malala Fund
  • Artefact Magazine
  • UK Climbing Magazine
  • Ascend

Date

2018

Global coverage

Daniel’s documentary photography and film coverage of Hanifa Yousoufi has been published my leading media outlets and non-profit organisations such as the BBC, Sky News, Bloomberg, ECHO, the Malala Fund, Artefact Magazine, UK Climbing Magazine, and Ascend.