Malala Yousafzai

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WOMEN’S AD­VO­CATE

Malala Yousafzai is a hu­man rights ad­vo­cate fight­ing for girls’ ed­u­ca­tion. Af­ter speak­ing out against the op­pres­sive Tal­iban regime in Pak­istan, Malala be­came a tar­get and in

2012, a masked gun­man boarded her school bus and shot Malala in the head, neck and shoul­der. She some­how sur­vived and in 2014, at just 17, was awarded the No­bel Peace Prize, be­com­ing the youngest ever re­cip­i­ent. In the past few years, the now 21-year-old has opened a school for Syr­ian refugee girls and trav­els the world ad­vo­cat­ing for vul­ner­a­ble girls, all while at­tend­ing uni.

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