Malala Yousafzai Receives Harvard Award for Activism

Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel Prize Winner is being privileged by Harvard University for her work of promoting girls’ education. Harvard’s Kennedy School says that Malala Yousafzai will be awarded the 2018 Gleitsman Award at a Dec. 6 ceremony.

Yousafzai is the youngest one to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 when she was renowned for her worldwide work supporting schooling for all children.

While living in Pakistan as a teen, she survived a shooting attempt by the Taliban. Afterwards, she originated the non-profit Malala Fund to support her work.

According to Harvard officials, her story is an inspiration for a generation of boys and girls to follow in her footsteps.

At the present, Yousafzai is 20 years old and a student at Oxford University in England.

The Gleitsman Award provides $125,000 for activism that has improved quality of life around the world.


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