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.