Rabia, 25, Pakistan

Rabia was born in a rural village in Pakistan where girls do not have a voice and equal access to quality education. Through her writing, public speaking and debates, Rabia is a bold advocate for girls’ education and exposes the root causes of illiteracy in rural Pakistan. Rabia has also organized several events all over her country with educational leaders to discuss the problems of present in Pakistan’s educational system and the weaknesses of teaching methods in relation to underserved and marginalized students.