“In this exclusive, unedited interview, ‘I Am Malala‘ author Malala Yousafzai remembers the Taliban’s rise to power in her Pakistani hometown and discusses her efforts to campaign for equal access to education for girls. Malala Yousafzai also offers suggestions for people looking to help out overseas and stresses the importance of education.”

Malala, a top candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize, has been an advocate for women’s education despite her struggles both before and after being shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in Pakistan. Seeds of Learning continues to stand behind Malala and hundreds of thousands of other students throughout Pakistan who believe in the power of equal education for all. Watch Malala’s inspirational interview with Jon Stewart below.