Women’s rights activist Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Prize winner of all time, has entered into a multi-year programming partnership with Apple TV As part of the multi-year pact, the author of The I Am Malala will work with the streaming platform on a list of original programming , which include dramas, documentaries, children’s series, and more, based on their ability to inspire people around the world

“I believe in the power of stories to bring families together, make friends, build movement and inspire children to dream,” said Yousafzai. “And I couldn’t ask for a better partner than Apple to bring these stories to life awaken”I am grateful for the opportunity to help women, young people, writers and artists reflect on the world as they see it”

In 2013, Yousafzai published her bestselling memoir, I Am Malala, which documented her journey from education activist to international icon.Since then, Yousafzai has published two more books, appeared in Davis Guggenheim’s He Named Me Malala, and founded Assembly, the digital publication for girls and young women around the world She also founded the Malala Fund, advocating every girl’s right to 12 years of safe, free, quality education

The pact builds on Apple’s existing relationship with Yousafzai In 2018, Apple became the Malala Fund’s first Laureate partner, supporting the organization’s work with local lawyers and teachers in eight countries where girls face major educational challenges, Apple supports They also do technology, curriculum and research into policy changes to support girls’ education. The partnership has now expanded In Brazil, Apple’s 10 developer academies have partnered with the Malala Fund to improve educational opportunities for girls there and around the world

Yousafzai and her after-school production company are among the talents of Apple TV that include Oprah Winfrey, Steven Speilberg, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Idris Elba, Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio and Octavia Spencer Kumail Nanjiani, Alfonso Cuarón and more

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Source: https://deadline.com/2021/03/malala-yousafzai-apple-tv-programming-deal-1234708499/