Malala Yousafzai


Malala Yousafzai

July 12, 1997 - Present

"I raise up my voice-not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard...we cannot succeed when half of us are held back."

- Malala Yousafzai

Nominated for the International Children's Peace Prize by activist Desmond Tutu.

Survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban.

Recipient of Pakistan's first National Youth Peace Prize 2012.

Recipient of the 2013 Sakharov Prize.

Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2014.

Awarded an honorary Canadian citizenship and became the youngest person to address the House of Commons in Canada 2017.