Malala wins 2nd Har­vard award

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NEW YORK: Pak­istan’s Malala Yousafzai, a No­bel Peace Prize win­ner, is be­ing hon­oured with a sec­ond pres­ti­gious Har­vard Univer­sity award for her work in pro­mot­ing girls’ ed­u­ca­tion around the world and her coura­geous lead­er­ship.

The Cen­ter for Pub­lic Lead­er­ship at Har­vard Kennedy School an­nounced that Ms. Yousafzai, a 21year-old stu­dent at Ox­ford Univer­sity in the United King­dom, will be awarded the 2018 Gleits­man Award Thurs­day in Cam­bridge, a city in the US state of Mas­sachusetts.

She will re­ceive the $125,000 prize for im­prov­ing the qual­ity of life of chil­dren around the globe. David Ger­gen, pro­fes­sor of pub­lic ser­vice at Har­vard Kennedy School and Cen­ter for Pub­lic Lead­er­ship di­rec­tor, who is also a se­nior an­a­lyst for CNN, said Ms. Yousafzai epit­o­mizes strength and re­siliency.

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