Yusra Mardini & Queen Rania
Yusra at the Global Goals Dinner in NY (September 20, 2016).
“A lot of women in the Arabic world don’t have the courage to share their stories, and don’t have a voice,” the Olympic swimmer tells PEOPLE from her new home in Berlin, Germany. “She is the opposite of that, showing that women can be successful. She is an inspiration — keep going!”