Arfa Karim Randhawa was a Pakistani student and computer wizard, who in 2004 at the age of nine years became the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional in the world. She was invited by Bill Gates and Microsoft many times.
In August 2005, Arfa Karim received the Fatimah Jinnah Gold Medal in the field of Science and Technology, presented by the Prime Minister of Pakistan at that time. She also received the Salaam Pakistan Youth Award again in August 2005 by the President of Pakistan. Arfa is the youngest ever recipient of the President's Award for Pride and Performance. Arfa has also represented Pakistan on various international forums.