July Book Discussion - I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

  • July 15, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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A group member suggestion...thanks Lalita! Many of you may have heard Malala's story in the news. She was only 15 years old when she was shot point blank in the head by the Taliban because she was outspoken about females having the same rights to an education as males do.

She has made a miraculous recovery and continues to risk her life as an advocate for girls getting an education. The link to the Amazon book description and reviews is listed below.

http://www.amazon.com/Am-Malala-Stood-Education-Taliban/dp/0316322407/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top

This is another suggestion by one of our group members and an important and inspiring one at that. I thought it would be a good suggestion as it serves as a reminder of how fortunate we are to enjoy the lifestyles and opportunities that we can create for ourselves. I think we all may be inspired by Malala's example of unimaginable bravery in her fight for her cause.

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  • Patti

    Good discussion

    1 · July 16

  • Karen R.

    It was a very good and sometimes emotional discussion

    1 · July 16

  • Venita

    Great discussion. The book was interesting.

    1 · July 16

  • Natasha

    It was so good to meet everyone! A very friendly group of exceptionally well-read women. I enjoyed every moment of the discussion. Looking forward to the next one.

    2 · July 16

  • Lisa S

    Great discussion everyone!! See you in September.

    July 15

  • Lisa

    hi Lisa,
    Going to be about 15 mins late. Sorry!

    July 15

  • Melinda M.

    I haven't finished the book and won't be able to get out of work in time. See everyone next month for sure!

    July 15

  • Tracey R.

    Lisa sorry I have car troubles so I will not be able to attend, this is disappointing because I was looking forward to discussion

    July 15

  • Lalita

    An interesting coincidence - July 14th is Malala Day this year! (Sorry to miss the book club meeting this month!)

    1 · July 13

  • Christie Mc V.

    Had to change my RSVP. Unfortunately, I haven't finished the book yet and am too far from finishing before Tuesday.

    July 12

  • Brittany B

    Just changed my RSVP. Haven't gotten even close to finishing the book, and don't think I'll get the chance to in the next couple of days. Hope you all have a great discussion!

    July 10

  • Lisa S

    Hello Everyone! Hope your 4th of July was great. I want to send out an early reminder on this one...if you won't be attending please be sure to change your RSVP. I capped this at 24 and we have 4 on the waiting list. Usually I just tell the waitlist people to come anyway but I am hesitant this time because we may not have the room. So please be sweet and change your RSVP seat if you know you won't be able to attend. Thanks!!!

    July 7

  • Jennifer S

    Looking forward to this one!

    1 · June 11

  • Lisa S

    I am really pleased to see the number of RSVPs for this! Malala is an incredibly brave young woman and I feel like there is something for everyone in her story.

    May 1

  • Lisa S

    Details to follow soon!

    December 12, 2013

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