Malala Yousafzai

By: Amy, Cassiel and Connor

About our hero


•Malala Yousafzai S.St is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate.

Born: July 12, 1997 (age 18), Mingora, Pakistan

Nationality: Pakistani

Books:I am Malala: The Girl who stood up for Education and was Shot by the Talibian

Education: Khushal Public school (2012), Edgbaston High school

Awards:Nobel Peace Prize, Sakharvov Prize

Malala is a young girl who stood up for girls education. By doing this she got shot and badly injured. This didn’t stop her from sticking to what she believes in. Malala still speaks to many people about women's education even after what happened to her.

About Malala a video

Malala's story - BBC News

why she is our hero

Malala is our hero because we believe that she out her life in danger to put out a statement that girls need education too. She has really inspired us to think of how lucky girls in Canada and many other places are. she is our hero because she showed us that giving up is not a option and that we have to keep trying until we get a result. For example Malala got shot in the head but that didn't stop her getting the point across. We look up to Malala and we see that she has already made changes in millions of girls lives and she is only 18. Malala has shown us that we need to help the girls in poorer countries and that we can do anything if we really want to

Malala Yousafzai : 9 Facts

What she is doing now

Now that she has healed from her injuries , Malala has spoken all over the world about her experience and the on going issue of women's education. She has won many awards including a Nobel peace prize and the Sakharvov Prize . Malala continues to stay strong to her statement and inspires young women and men to help and spread awareness about girls education.Malala has become a very good role model for younger children and many look up to her. Malala recently on November 9,2015 changed the lives of 8million girls in India. Her speaking convinced the minister to prioritize girls education, this also went for girls in Mumbai.

How our Hero demonstrates the seven resilences

1.Insight: She got shot in the head but still continued to fight for girls education

2.Independence: She has independence because she didn't wait for someone to start the protest she started it herself.

3. Relationships: Malala found relationships with the people she worked with, and the people she helped

4. Initiative: she took controlof the problem of no girls education and found a way to get all girls education.

5. Creativity: She found creativity in how she adressed the issues.

6. Humor: In malala's book she dosen't use humor but she is a nice and serious girl

7. Morality: She knows the right and wrong of girls education and knew it was wrong and did something about it

Some Quotes from Malala

  • "One Child,One teacher, One book and one pen can change the world"
  • " Extremists have shown what frightens them the most, a girl with a book"
  • " i don't mind if i have to sit on the floor of the school, all i want is education"