Malala wins 2nd Harvard award
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.