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Afghan Robotics Team Captain: “Everything happened so fast, we couldn't realize what was happening to the country”


Just days after their low-cost ventilator was approved for professional use, members of Afghanistan’s teenaged all-girls robotics team were forced to flee the country. They left their life-saving prototype behind, but not their hope for the future. The team’s founder Roya Mahboob and captain Somaya Faruqi share their story.