By Huong Cheng, PDEEP Student Assistant
Photo courtesy of CBC News
One young woman took a stand to advocate for girl’s educational rights. Her name is Malala Yousafzai and she is speaking out for young children all over Pakistan. From being shot in the head, to speaking in front of hundreds at the UN Headquarters in New York City, her story is an inspiration for all. She has even been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
“This young woman’s courage and eloquence is so motivating and inspiring–please watch. Her goals are what the PDEEP grant is all about.” -Mark Adams, PDEEP Project Director
Read the full article and watch her video here.