Thais Herrera becomes first Dominican woman to climb the Everest

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Dominican industrial engineer Thais Herrera (@thaisherrera) made it at 10:10pm on Tuesday, 22 May 2024 (Nepal time), or 8:15am (Dominican time), to the top of the Mount Everest in Nepal. She is the first Dominican woman to accomplish the feat of climbing the world’s tallest mountain. Only two Dominican men, Karin Mella and Ivan Gomez have climbed the 8,849 meters high Everest.

Herrera is completing the Explorer Grand Slam of the seven summits in the world.

She is also the first Dominican woman to complete an Ironman competition and has done six Ironman competitions.

Thais Herrera runs her assertive training operation, Asertiva RD, a team-building company in Santo Domingo with consulting in Latin America. She describes herself as an adventurer and storyteller. She is a mother and professor at Barna university.

In preparation for the Everest, she climbed...

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I had planned on doing this but then the other guys beat me to it, so I'm not going to try. "No soy del segunda mesa"
 
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