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Smashing Guiding's Glass Ceiling

Smashing Guiding's Glass Ceiling

Sherpa women aren't encouraged to climb mountains. But that wasn't going to stop Dawa Yangzum Sherpa, who grew up in a Himalayan village with no electricity or running water but knew that she would one day summit Mount Everest. At 21, she stood on top of the world and then started a new quest: to become the first woman from her country to earn mountaineering's most elite title—an IFMGA.

Trailer: 'Moksha'

Trailer: 'Moksha'

From women’s collective And She’s Dope Too and Backcountry.com, Moksha highlights a group of mountain bikers in Nepal who want to grow the number of women in the sport. 

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