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The Official ASI Newsletter


July/June 2020

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An Evening With: Shiza Shahid

ASI is proud to present a night filled with activism, entrepreneurship and inspiration with “An Evening With: Shiza Shahid!”

Shiza Shahid is best known for her grassroots work with Malala Yousafzai -- the young Pakistani student who was shot for speaking out in favor of education for girls -- and the Yousafzai family in setting up the Malala Fund.

As CEO and co-founder of the Malala Fund, Shahid helped bring education to girls in Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, Nigeria and more. In addition to her work with the Malala Fund, she also co-founded NOW Ventures in 2017, which helps fund startup companies whose goal is to make the world a better place.

“I think it’s amazing that we’re having such a strong and empowering woman come speak to us,” said ASI communications assistant and fourth-year journalism student Logan Cross. “Her story is so inspiring and I can’t wait to hear what she has to share!”

An Evening With: Shiza Shahid will take place on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. in the USU Ballrooms. The event is free to all LBSU students. Tickets will be distributed at the USU Info & Ticket Center on a first-come, first-serve basis until they are sold out. If still available, tickets will be open to faculty and staff starting Nov. 20. For additional information, please contact Beach Pride Events at 562.985.2535.