June 14, 2014

Malala Yousafzai to deliver today’s keynote

We are thrilled to welcome Malala Yousafzai, the visionary young Pakistani woman championing girls’ education, as our keynote speaker at The Performance Theatre today, Saturday 14 June, in Oslo.

Ms Yousafzai will also participate in Act Four of the theatre, ‘Revolutionising Trust’ – a panel discussion centred on renewing the relationships between business, civil society and citizens.

Her speech at The Performance Theatre will be Ms Yousafzai’s first public appearance in Norway, which will be followed by several other events taking place in Oslo, including a meeting with the Norwegian Red Cross.

Ms Yousafzai rose to prominence in 2012 after being shot on her way to school, at point-blank range, by the Taliban. She had become a target after her identity as an anonymous blogger on the BBC’s Urdu website was revealed. Since recovering from the attack, she has courageously continued to pursue education rights for girls in Pakistan and beyond.