Maria Conceição, founder of the Maria Cristina Foundation

Maria Conceição

Maria Conceição is a former Emirates flight attendant turned philanthropist, known for her work with the underprivileged in Dhaka, Bangladesh. After witnessing the dire conditions of slum children, she raised funds to provide education and improve their lives. Maria also holds nine Guinness world records, being the first Portuguese woman to reach the North Pole and summit Everest. Her efforts have significantly impacted the lives of many in Dhaka, making her a symbol of hope and humanitarian action.

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