The Grand Slam for #BreakingBarriers

My name is Tima and my goal is to complete the Explorer Grand Slam and use the achievement as a platform to:
1- Raise awareness on women in all aspects of life to claim the seat they deserve.
2- Inspire women around the world to make bold moves to achieve their goals. 

The challenge is to climb the highest mountain on every continent and ski to the last degree of the North Pole and the South Pole. 
From 71 explorers around the world only 15 women have ever completed the challenge - more people and women went to space!
I have already climbed 6 of the 7 summits - INCLUDING MOUNT EVEREST, so I’m very close!



This journey started in 2016 and it's been filled with setbacks and rejections but I refuse to stop trying because over the past 7 years I have learned this is not just a personal dream - this is about paving the road for more women to dream big and be themselves without being afraid.

The last two expeditions left to complete the challenge are:
1 – Mount Vinson and South Pole (Target: December 2022)
2- North Pole (Target: April 2023)

The only remaining barrier to make this happen is the financial cost. As such the objective of this campaign is to have as many people support with whatever they can (even with just the gofundme minimum which is $5) — every little bit is a step closer to achieve this goal.
When you donate please write down the names of the women that you appreciate - it can be the name of your mother, your sister, your daughter, or your friend.  The aim is to collect as many names to take with me in appreciation of our collective power.  

People said that this is a long shot, but every worthy goal deserves all you got, and I am hoping you will share my courage and conviction to take on this challenge. Here’s to all in. Here’s to #breakingbarriers

I know you can't support everybody, so thank you in advance for pitching in when you can or simply for sharing this message with the world.

Even if I don’t make it, I hope this will be a message to the world to encourage more women to break their own barriers and making bold moves. 

How do you know I am genuine? 
I ask you to be the judge of that and check these links to learn more about whom am I and what I stand for:  
https://www.timaderyan.com/
https://instagram.com/mountaingipsy
https://www.linkedin.com/in/tima-deryan

This major challenge aims to symbolize the uphill climb that we all face when seeking to better ourselves, each other, and our world. Life's gift is the opportunity to learn, grow and progress together. That's why I lead my life to give back what the mountains gave me and when we make this happen, my commitment to you is to continue empowering dreamers and removing barriers from their journeys so they can achieve their goals. 
 
First Milestone
$60K by April 2022 to complete the first expedition
Feel free to get in touch if you prefer to contribute offline or for sponsorships. 

Expedition Direct Costs:
I will go above and beyond to ensure the whole process is super transparent . I will be posting regular updates on all the details + all the financials: invoices and receipts of the expeditions.  You can contact me anytime you need more details. 
North Pole $60K
Mt Vinson: $50K
South Pole: $70K
https://www.adventureconsultants.com/expeditions/antarctica/south-pole-ski-the-last-degree/
Gofundme fees, insurance, travel, & equipment: $20K

Mountaineering Qualifications: 
1st Lebanese Woman & Youngest Arab to Summit Everest (highest mountain in the world)
1st Arab Woman to Summit Ojos del Salado (highest active volcano in the world)
Climbed 3 of the 7 highest volcanoes of the world
Climbed 19 high mountains around the world
Climbed 6 of the 7 summits (the highest mountains on every continent): Mt Everest, Denali, Aconcagua, Mt. Elbrus, Carstensz Pyramid,
Mt. Kilimanjaro

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Tima Deryan 
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Orlando, FL