Moroccan athlete and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Nawal El-Moutawakil just filmed a PSA produced by the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and due to be shown in several countries around the world. In 1984, she became the first Moroccan, Arab, African and Muslim woman to win a gold medal at the Olympics.
Moroccan runner Said Aouita won the gold that same year, but her win happened a day or two before his, thus eclipsing it. It was a big deal at the time, and now it happens frequently, but she’s a huge star in Morocco, so this is pretty cool.