Through the institution’s facebook account, Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) confirmed that Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist, will visit its Santa Fe campus, according to El Universal.
According to information provided by the institution, Malala will be in Mexico City on Thursday, August 31.
Malala is known for human rights advocacy, especially involving women.
In 2012, a gunman attempted to murder her. She remained unconscious and in critical condition and consequently she was sent to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, UK, after the shooting.
In 2014, when she was 17, Malala became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner.
Currently, Malala is 20 years old and she is the author of two books: I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban and Malala’s Magic Pencil.
“We are ready to welcome a world leader with a sense of humanity”, celebrated the ITESM.