Wasfia Nazreen

#Perspective / Wasfia Nazreen: Don’t let ageism break your spirit

The mere fact that Wasfia Nazreen, even with her extraordinary achievements and so many accolades to her name, has to face these needless validations should not come as a surprise to the world, because the reality is that ‘below average mentality’ strikes everywhere, is highly deep-rooted, and pays zero respect to any type of accomplishment.

Wasfia Nazreen lifestyle special

On this Star Lifestyle Special, Wasfia Nazreen speaks her heart against ageist remarks, gender-based prejudices, and so much more.

Wasfia sings praises for winter hero, Mingma David Sherpa

Wasfia Nazreen, on July 22, 2022, became the first person from Bangladesh to scale Pakistan's notorious K2, the world's second highest mountain, her expedition told AFP. Wasfia is mostly known for being the only Bangladeshi and first Bangali in the world to climb the Seven Summits — the highest mountains of every continent. She thanked her team members and especially mentioned Mingma David Sherpa, a world-renowned mountaineer, for his comradery and support.

Wasfia Nazreen: Living untethered and free

Wasfia Nazreen’s name will live on among the few who reached the zenith of K2. She has and will pull generations of forward-thinkers to the future in the trajectory of above and beyond. In her social post, she expressed being remembered for how she lived. FREE.

Wasfia Nazreen becomes first Bangladeshi to summit K2

Wasfia Nazreen early today (July 22, 2022) became the first person from Bangladesh to scale Pakistan’s notorious K2, the world’s second highest mountain, her expedition told AFP.

Bangladesh’s Wasfia finally off to summit K2

The intrepid mountaineer and environmentalist Wasfia Nazreen, announced that her team is finally heading out from the base camp to attempt the climb. “We are heading out for #k2 summit push tonight. If all goes well, good news will come in a week,” stated Wasfia.

Wasfia Nazreen set at K2 Basecamp, first rotation on Broadpeak accomplished

Wasfia Nazreen just completed her first rotation on Broadpeak with her expedition a day ago. With a sense of initial accomplishment, Wasfia and her team are currently stationed at the K2 basecamp, camp 1.

Wasfia Nazreen sets camp at the heart of K2

Wasfia Nazreen and her expedition reached K2 camp 1, established in the Karakoram range, yesterday. K2 is the second highest mountain in the world, at 8,611 metres, is also known as Mount Godwin-Austen or Chhogori, located in Pakistan.

Wasfia Nazreen sets up camp at GORO 2

This is just in, Wasfia Nazreen and her expedition reached Goro 2 camp yesterday safely. In their current two and a half months of the arduous journey, they are set to climb Broad Peak for acclimatization before they attempt the infamous mountain, K2.

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

Another feather in the cap

Wasfia Nazreen, the first Bangladeshi to have climbed the Seven Summits, has brought another international accolade home.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

[WATCH] Wasfia’s death defying adventures on seven peaks

The Seven Summits is a dream for many climbers, but only a few have succeeded. Wasfia Nazreen is now proudly belongs to that exclusive group.

November 28, 2015
November 28, 2015

Carstensz Pyramid hardest of all: Wasfia

“Believe it or not Carstensz Pyramid is the hardest and the most arduous mountain of my life, even harder than Everest," Wasfia says after conquering the mountain.

November 27, 2015
November 27, 2015

“Bangladesh on Seven Summits”

Wasfia Nazreen has achieved the rare distinction of climbing the seven highest peaks in seven continents, popularly known as the “Seven Summits...

November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015

Wasfia first Bangladeshi to scale 7 summits

Wasfia Nazreen has become the first Bangladeshi to have scaled the mountain peaks of all the seven continents, also known as the 7 summits.