Join us as Ziauddin Yousafzai reads from his new book
Saturday, June 15
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Hamilton Central Library
Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of Nobel Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, educational activist and United Nations Special Advisor on Global Education, reads from his new book.
Join us for an afternoon of music, an author reading and conversation.
Let Her Fly traces the inspirational journey of Malala Yousafzai’s father, Ziauddin, from a boy in Shangla to a man who broke with tradition and proves there are many faces of feminism. Let Her Fly will resonate with anyone who has ever cared for a child, as Ziauddin Yousafzai shares what he’s learned from his children, and what he hopes to teach the world.
Ziauddin Yousafzai is a Pakistani diplomat, educator, educational activist, and human rights campaigner. Best known as the father of Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, he is the co-founder and serves as the Chairman of the Board for the Malala Fund. He also serves as the United Nations Special Advisor on Global Education and as the educational attaché to the Pakistani Consulate in Birmingham, UK.
Sitar player Neeraj Prem and tabla player Sajan Prem will perform. Books will be available for purchase.
This event is produced in partnership with GPCC Global Peace Centre Canada.