On May 25, The Daughters for Life Foundation is hosting their fourth annual Gala Dinner. This year’s gala will be honouring Malala Yousafzai, the global icon for girls’ education and the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Every year, Daughters for Life (DFL) honours individuals who have made significant contributions to promoting the rights of girls and women around the world. Malala will be receiving the Courage and Inspiration Luminary Award for her ongoing campaign for education for girls in Pakistan.
In addition to Malala, First Nations writer and playwright Maria Campbell, best known for her book Halfbreed, will be awarded the Trailblazer Luminary Award. For the first time, the Life Achievement Luminary award will go to a couple, Michele Landsberg and Stephen Lewis, for their joint efforts in advocating for the rights of girls and women.