Think of Malala
At the time of this writing, Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai is making the rounds of American prime-time media speaking with, among others, late-night talk show host Jon Stewart, ABC News’ Diane Sawyer, and even President Barack Obama, the first lady, and their two daughters.
If you aren’t familiar with her story, she is the young woman who was nearly fatally shot in the head by the Taliban on her school bus with other female students.
Why? Because she dared to be vocal about how important it is for girls to be educated. Because her father believed it important that his girl have the right to an education. Because she loved …