As Yahoo notes, other speakers at the event included Hugh Jackman, Leonardo Di Caprio, Bono and Pearl Jam, but Malala, of course, stole the show with a passionate speech on the importance of education.
First Lady Michelle Obama introduced a new campaign focusing on education for girls around the world at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City.
“I am honored to follow a woman whom I admire and adore”. “They deserve the same chances to get an education as my daughters and your daughters and all of our children”.
Yousafzai, the 18-year-old Pakistani activist, was passionate as she spoke about fighting for the right for all children to receive an education.
The first lady urged people to Tweet photos of themselves with the hashtag “62MillionGirls” and state what they learned in school.
A star-studded jamboree and an impassioned plea to end poverty rocked the Great Lawn in Central Park as more than 60,000 fans gathered Saturday for the fourth-annual Global Citizen Festival. “It would be a weapon that is actually reach me located on the quit edge of my face, the new commer was a weapon that often success my friends, nonetheless it wasn’t a pen”.
“We are helping adolescent girls worldwide go to school”, Obama also said. Usher, Laverne Cox, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Bill and Melinda Gates also attended the event.
Watch some of Bey’s performance, including “Drunk In Love” with Ed Sheeran, on the flip. That’s the sensation of witnessing two of the world’s most awesome women, Beyoncé and First Lady Michelle Obama on stage together.
Are you feeling a chill rush through your spine right now?