Zara Khan and Zenubia Khan, two Pakistani twin sisters have become the youngest Microsoft Power Platform Certified Professionals.
They achieved their success at only 10 years of age, and both have become the youngest to have the certification and the youngest twin pair in the world to pass the Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals certification.
The achievement of these sisters is only given to individuals who want to build solutions for their organizations using the Microsoft Power Platform. Through this platform, individuals become enable to automate business processes, perform data analytics, integrate artificial intelligence to build new solutions, create simple power apps experiences, and develop useful chatbots with virtual power agents.
Twins, Zara and Zenobia, come from a tech-savvy family. Their father provoked their interest in the software while he was working from home during worldwide coronavirus lockdowns. The girls self-taught themselves the basics of programming under the supervision of their father.
They started learning about software from there and learned basic programming by themselves. Later, schools resumed but they did not leave their interest behind and continued to build on their interest in programming. These twin sisters started replicating applications gaining experience from the web in their free time and build expense management solutions for their father.
However, these exceptionally highly intellectual girls are not the first Pakistanis to achieve this high success at a very small age rather Arfa Karim was only nine years old when she became the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) in the world. She is also the youngest recipient of the Pride of Performance award in Pakistan, and her name was entered in the Guinness Book of World Records.