She Summited Everest. Now, She's Inspiring Others to Explore.

Tine Mena is the first woman from North East India to summit Mount Everest. Her ascent was focused on raising awareness about climbing for the youth in Arunachal Pradesh, where she lives. Now, Mena shares her knowledge of the outdoors with her community with the hope that it will inspire them to explore the world around them. This mountainous state, has limited exposure to climbing and adventure sports, which Mena is determined to change. Filmmaker Tushar Joneja profiles this extraordinary woman in his short piece Beyond Everest.

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The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.

She Summited Everest. Now, She's Inspiring Others to Explore.

Tine Mena is the first woman from North East India to summit Mount Everest. Her ascent was focused on raising awareness about climbing for the youth in Arunachal Pradesh, where she lives. Now, Mena shares her knowledge of the outdoors with her community with the hope that it will inspire them to explore the world around them. This mountainous state, has limited exposure to climbing and adventure sports, which Mena is determined to change. Filmmaker Tushar Joneja profiles this extraordinary woman in his short piece Beyond Everest.

Follow Joneja on Instagram.

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.