Muniba Masari is a Pakistani artist, model, activist, motivational speaker, singer, and television host confined to a wheel chair. At the age of 21, she had a car accident which affected her spinal cord and left her lower body paralyzed. She spent over two and a half months at a hospital undergoing three major and two minor surgeries. The list of her injuries is a long one, but the experience changed her life.
Muniba began while bedridden and this led her to discover her skill and launched her into fame and fortune. While she painted portraits of sorrow and how she felt, others found her work absolutely astonishing. Hmm, talk about destiny!
Born 3 March 1987, Muniba is Pakistan’s first Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women.
She has given motivational talks on various platforms like TEDx, Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), Young presidents’ Organization (YPO), Youth Entrepreneur Organization (YEO), Global Leadership Conference (GLC) 2016, VCon Malaysia 2017, Vcon Dubai 2017, Leadership Summit Pakistan, etc. She works as an occasional anchor at PTV, being their first wheelchair-using anchor. Additionally, Muniba is the first wheelchair-using model for the Toni&Guy in Pakistan, featured in Forbes magazine.
Pakistan’s first wheelchair-using model, Muniba was one of the two Pakistanis to be named BBCs 100 most inspirational women in 2015, and
Muniba wants the world to recognize the talent and zeal of Pakistani girls. As a philanthropist, Muniba has established her brand known as Muniba’s Canvas with the slogan Let Your Walls Wear Colors, using acrylics on canvas as her medium.