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Girls learning in a classroom in Nigeria.

Leadership council

Our most generous supporters help Malala Fund discover new approaches to girls’ education, provide feedback on our strategic direction and reach thousands more girls every year.

Susan Buffett

President and Chair, The Sherwood Foundation

“Perhaps the only thing more inspiring than Malala herself is the work Malala Fund is doing. The world will only grow to its full potential when girls — all girls – are learning and leading.”

Tim Cook

Chief Executive Officer, Apple, Inc

“The thing that drove us together was that our values aligned. We believe that education is a great equalizing force, and we share Malala Fund’s commitment to give every girl an opportunity to go to school.”

Joe Gebbia

Entrepreneur, Co-Founder Airbnb

“There is a magic bullet for a number of the world's problems. It's allowing girls to be educated. Malala Fund is inspiring change with educational opportunities for girls across the world, and I’m honored to help them push those boundaries.”

Susan McCaw

Director, Susan Rasinski McCaw Foundation

“I chose to invest in Malala Fund because I believe investing in girls’ education is one of best ways to support families and communities in the developing world. An educated girl benefits her family’s economic status, health outcomes and overall well-being.”

Landry Family Foundation

Trustees of the Landry Family Foundation

The Landry Family Foundation invests critical resources into our signature initiative, the Education Champion Network.


With support from our leadership council, we are leading the movement for education and equality around the world. Learn more about Malala Fund’s partners.