OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nobel Peace Prize winner who advocates for girls and women and education will speak in Omaha this summer at a fundraising lunch for Girls Inc.
The nonprofit group that offers educational and recreational programs for girls says Malala Yousafzai will speak in Omaha on July 18th.
The 18-year-old Yousafzai won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize for advocating for girls' education after she was shot on a school bus in Pakistan in 2012.
Girls Incorporated's executive director Roberta Wilhelm says she thinks Yousafzai's message will resonate with the girls she works with.
The group has brought a number of prominent speakers to Omaha in the past including, President Barack Obama, Former President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and billionaire Warren Buffett.
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