The 16-year-old, Arfa Karim Randhawa died on January 14, 2012, after complications resulting from an epileptic stroke. The proud of Pakistan, Arfa, became the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional at the age of 9 and earned kudos from Bill Gates himself. She also visited the company’s headquarters in America. A year later, she was certified as a pilot by a flying club in Dubai. She was the youngest ever recipient of the Presidential Award for Pride of Performance. Arfa was also awarded the Fatima Jonah Gold Medal in Science and Technology and the Salaam Pakistan Youth Award.