London-Malala Yousafzai has made it to the list of world’s influential women , released by Harper Bazaar.
The women’s magazine released the list as part of its 150th anniversary celebrations, to acknowledge “high-achieving” and inspirational women in “industries ranging from fashion, beauty and travel to finance, science and the arts”.
Malala made to the list of “Opinion Formers” for her efforts for promoting female education, including starting a school for Syrian refugee girls in Lebanon. Others in this sub-list include Amal Clooney, Emma Watson and JK Rowling.
“Each of the individuals on the list has proved herself to be forward-thinking, high-achieving and an inspirational role model to women everywhere”, says Harper’s Bazaar.
In 2014, Malala became the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and her campaign for children’s rights to education across the world has also seen her addressing the United Nations on the issue. She is currently pursuing a PPE (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) degree at the Oxford University.
Malala joins the list under the category of ‘Opinion Formers’ which includes other strong and inspirational women such as Human Rights lawyer Amal Clooney, actress and activist Emma Watson and author J K Rowling.
The list of 150 women also includes other prominent personalities such as Victoria Beckham, Kate Middleton, Adele and Kate Winslet.