ROLE MODELS OF THE WEEK

Malala

Malala Yousafzai, often referred to mononymously as Malala is a Pakistani activist for female education. She is the youngest Nobel Prize laureate. She is known for human rights advocacy, especially the education of women.

Myron Rolle

Myron Rolle is a former safety for the NFL's Tennessee Titans who is now a neurosurgery resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. In April 2020, he gained national recognition as a physician serving on the frontlines of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was an accomplished poet and civil rights activist. She is best known for her series of autobiographies which included I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Angelou was active in the Civil Rights Movement where she worked with Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X.

Roberto Clemente

Roberto Clemente was a Puerto Rican baseball player who played 18 seasons for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Clemente was invested in charity work, often delivering equipment and food to those in need.

Sally Ride

Sally Ride was an American astronaut and physicist, best known as the youngest American astronaut and first American woman to have traveled to space. In addition to her trailblazing work with NASA, Ride was an accomplished author, having written six acclaimed children's science books.