Malala Yousafzai | Sept. 19, 2017
Girls Education Activist & Nobel Peace Prize Winner
A champion since the age of 10 for the right of girls to receive an education, Malala Yousafzai made headlines when she was shot by the Taliban in 2012 at the age of 15 while traveling home from school on the bus with her friends in Pakistan.
Now living with her family in Birmingham, England, she is internationally known for her courage in refusing to be silenced and continues to campaign for the right of every child to go to school.
Yousafzai is the co-recipient, with Kailash Satyarthi, of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. Aged 17 at the time, she was the youngest-ever to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.
In April 2017, Yousafzai received honorary Canadian citizenship. The sixth and youngest person to receive the honor, she also became the youngest person to address the House of Commons of Canada. This year she also became the youngest United Nations Messenger of Peace. Yousafzai was named to TIME Magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2012, she was the recipient of Pakistan's first National Youth Peace Prize and in 2013, she received the Sakharov Prize and was honored with Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award.
She is the author of “I Am Malala” (2013), an international bestseller that has been translated into 40 languages.
Following the outpouring of support that Yousafzai received after the Taliban’s attempt on her life in 2012, she set up an international fund – the Malala Fund – dedicated to promoting education for girls throughout the world.
This site is only for current UB Undergraduates who are paying the "Undergraduate Student Activity Fee". If you are having issues reserving your ticket, please verify through the UB HUB that you are paying this fee.
*** Your UBID will be necessary to enter this event ***
- You must first reserve your ticket here, by clicking the register button below.
- Once you have reserved your ticket, you will receive a confirmation Email.
- You can pick up your physical ticket at the SBI Ticket Office on the second floor of the Student Union starting on 9/11/17, anytime between 10am-4pm.
- Any unclaimed reservations will be released to other UB Undergrads at 5pm on Monday 9/17.
- You can log back in and surrender your ticket if you choose not to go to the event.
- Undergraduates are entitled to 1 FREE ticket each; until SA runs out of available tickets.
- Your specific ticket will be tied to your UBID. This pairing will be verified when you enter the venue. The ID used to obtain the ticket MUST be the same ID used when you enter with that ticket.
- Tickets will be reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. We will accommodate as many UB Undergraduates as we are able to.
- Tickets will ONLY be given to UB Undergraduate Students, with a valid UBID. Other Student Governments may be providing tickets to their students, you will have to check with your Student Government directly.
- Tickets for anyone other than UB Undergrads can be found here.
If you are eligible for tickets, and still having issues, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the SA Office (350 Student Union) between 9am-5pm, Mon-Friday.