Web Desk: Malala Yousafzai doesn’t need any introduction. She is one of the most accomplished and the most celebrated people in the world. She has won the Nobel Peace Prize, traveled all over the world, authored two books and started Studying at Oxford.
Here are some of the highlights of Yousafzai’s incredible life.
Malala Yousafzai is 20 years old, Pakistani activist, an author and the youngest recipient of Nobel Peace Prize.
In 2017, she started studying at Oxford University. She will study philosophy, politics and economics.
In 2007, she defied the ban preventing women from attending school.
She was shot by a member of the Taliban. A bullet narrowly missed her brain.
In 2013, she along with her father set up the Malala Fund to give girls access to education.
She published a memoir titled ‘I Am Malala’ in 2013.
She shocked Jin Steward by explaining what she would say to Taliban come after again. She said, ‘I will tell him how important education is and that I even want education for your children as well.’
She met President Barack Obama and challenged him on the drone strikes in Pakistan.
In 2014, she didn’t owned cell phone or used social media, so she could focus on her education. She does have Twitter account.
Recently, she published a children’s book titled, ‘Malala’s Magic Pencil’. She said for kids, ‘They should dream beyond limits and believe that there is magic in them.’
In April, she went on a ‘Girl Power Trip’ to meet with women around the world and was designed a UN Messenger of Peace.
Source: Business Insider