Courage

On Friday July 12 Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban for attending classes, addressed hundreds of young people at the United Nations, urging them to use education as a weapon against extremism. We should not forget that she just turned 16 on that day and that she's the same age as most Year 1 IB-DP students. How many of us could stand tall and give such an inspiring speech to deserve so long a standing ovation? I invite ...