MALA, in collaboration with partners, will host a screening of “He Named Me Malala” at the UN 2016 Commission on the Status of Women, described in detail below, to reach distinct target audiences for the film’s campaign.
On December 5th, 2015, “He Named Me Malala” was screened at the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. The event was at full capacity, and attended by families, students, and educators as part of the Student Stands With Malala program.
On Thursday, December 10th, He Named Me Malala screened at the UN General Assembly to celebrate Human Rights Day. Students Stand With Malala collaborated with UN Women, Muslim American Leadership Alliance (MALA), and the Malala Fund to bring the film to over 1,300 people in New York.
MALA’S President, Zainab Zeb Khan, was recently honored as Safe Magazine’s Global Hero. This year’s honorees include African American Policy Forum & It’s On Us Campaign. Notable people on last year’s list include people such as Malala Yousafzai, UNDP’s Helen Clark, Goodwill Ambassadors Liam Neeson and Angelina Jolie.