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Girl who was bullied at school for her autism has higher IQ than Albert Einstein

Girl who was bullied at school for her autism has higher IQ than Albert Einstein

The 11-year-old girl is being described as a space science prodigy thanks to her exceptional IQ.

An 11-year-old girl from Tláhuac, Mexico is being described as a prodigy as she is believed to possess an IQ larger than that of science moguls Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein.

Adhara Maite Pérez Sánchez is an exceptional young girl who has already done so much more than most in just over a decade on the planet - with her recently graduating with a degree in Systems Engineering.

If that wasn't impressive enough, she's now gone on to pursue industrial engineering.

Despite not even being a teenager yet, her incredible academic achievements have been recognised by the Senate of the Republic in 2021 and she's also gained status of being one of Mexico's 100 most influential women.

However, Adhara hasn't always had it easy. In particular, when she was at school at nine-years-old, she was bullied by fellow classmates who labeled her as a 'weirdo' for her autism.

Adhara Maite Pérez Sánchez hopes her studies will lead her to join NASA.

She has received a diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome - a condition that is on the autistic spectrum - but her determination continues unscathed and she is eager to continue pursuing her goals and passions.

Despite the haters, Adhara hasn't let the bullies knock her confidence and has continued to make a name for herself in the academic space.

Fuelled by her deep passion for astronomy, gravitational waves and learning more about whats out there in space, Adhara is taking courses in these subjects at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), a highly esteemed educational facility.

She has expressed that her ultimate dream is to become the first Mexican woman to travel space as an astronaut.

She's aware that to follow this path she needs a strong understanding of Astrophysics, something she plans to study in her next step towards becoming a cosmonaut at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or what we commonly know as NASA.

The little girl was sadly bullied at school.

Adhara says that some of her inspiration comes from the late physicist, Stephen Hawking, renowned for his space studies. His work sparked her fascination with black holes, planets and things yet to be discovered in the universe.

And as for one of her latest projects, Adhara embarked upon developing a smart bracelet designed to monitor the emotions of children with special abilities like herself so that they can communicate better.

Adhara is a perfect example of what young women are capable of, despite age or background. Her story is inspirational to many, young and old, and reminds us that hard work, dedication, and a passion for learning is all that's needed to succeed.

Featured Image Credit: Instagram/@adhara_perez11

Topics: Science, Space, Education