My Hero From Afar
Birthplace: Mingora, Pakistan
1. Malala is the youngest person ever to win a Nobel Prize
2. Published a memoir entitled, I Am Malala, when she was 16 years old
3. Created an organization called The Malala Fund which advocates for women's education around the globe.
How did she change the world?
Her activism has shown a light on an area of the world where women are often regarded as second-class citizens. She has donated money to build schools for high-need populations and has served as an inspiration for women around the globe to advocate for themselves and their future.