Asia Society announced on September 16 that education activist Malala Yousafzai was one of 13 honorees to receive the first-ever Asia Game Changer Awards. In a statement to NBC News on September 18, education activist Yousafzai congratulated her fellow Asia Game Changers. "I salute my fellow honorees and everyone committed to making the world a better place," she said. "If we want change, we must be the change."
The awards are designed to fill a lack of recognition of people who are truly transforming ideas into action and improving lives in Asia. For more information, visit AsiaSociety.org/GameChangers.