Malala Yousafzai conferred Gleitsman Award

Malala Yousafzai

Question: Recently Malala Yousafzai received the 2018 Gleitsman Award for promoting-
(a) Environmental Conservation
(b) Siberian Cranes protection
(c) Handicapped People’s Education
(d) Girl’s Education
Answer:(d)
Related facts:

  • Malala Yousafzai received the Gleitsman Award-2018 from Harvard’s Kennedy School. She was honored for her work Promoting Girls’ Education.
  • The Gleitsman Award provides $125,000 for activism that has improved quality of life around the world. Yousafzai became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014.
  • She won her Nobel for global work she had done for supporting the schooling for all children. She founded the nonprofit Malala Fund to support her work
  • Now 21, Yousafzai is a student at Oxford University in England. As a teen in Pakistan, she survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban on 9 October 2012 in Pakistan’s Swat Valley.

Links:
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/uk/malala-yousafzai-to-receive-harvard-award-for-activism/articleshow/66964545.cms
http://time.com/5473486/malala-yousafzai-harvard-2018-gleitsman-award/

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