Malala Yousafzai is a formidable force when it comes to advocating for education for girls all over the world. She became a household name when she was targeted by the Taliban for speaking out against their tyrannical regime that prohibited girls from attending school in Mingora, Pakistan. She was shot in the head in an attempt to silence her, yet she survived and became an even stronger advocate. She became the youngest person to be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize and continues to fight tirelessly for girls all over the world to have access to education. She an absolute Icon and had to be part of our first Icons release.