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Rayouf Alhumedhi

Saudi Arabia
  • Position: Student
  • Organisation: Vienna International School
  • Country: Saudi Arabia

Rayouf Alhumedhi is a 16-year-old Saudi student, residing in Vienna, Austria. She takes a keen interest in issues concerning social equality and became interested in emoji after trying to find an image to represent her - a hijabi. This is what led her to contact and write a proposal to Apple and Google to include such an emoji, for the sake of representation and recognition of Muslim hijabi women in tech.