Ms. Wasfia Nazreen is a Bangladeshi mountaineer, activist, social worker and writer. She is the first Bangladeshi and only Bengali to complete the Seven Summits record following mountaineer Reinhold Messner's variations. National Geographic recognized Nazreen as one of their Adventurers of the Year 2014/2015. She was selected in honor of her activism and commitment to empowering women through her work in the field of adventure. She was again selected as one of their Emerging Explorers in 2016, becoming the first female to hold both the National Geographic Adventurer and Emerging Explorer designations.