Tim Cook and activist Malala talk about US university partnership

After yours tour (from several stops) by Asia, Apple's CEO, Tim cook, returned to the United States but not to rest. Yesterday (12/16), the executive met with the Pakistani activist Malala yousafzai, and the director of San Jose State University (SJSU) Mary Papazian, to discuss the partnership between Ma and the activist with the Malala Background In addition to talking about education and technology.

For those who don't know, the Cupertino giant announced, in early 2018, a partnership with the Malala Fund, an initiative that promotes education for millions of young women around the world, giving them access to the education and tools they need for a quality learning.

During yesterday's event, Cook once again released Apple's work with the Fund, saying both institutions are working to help. 130 million girls to stay in schools.

@Malala is an unparalleled advocate of access to education a basic human right. Apple is proud to continue our partnership with @MalalaFund to help 130 million girls achieve safe and quality education. Thank you @PrezPapazian and @SJSU community for welcoming us today!

The executive also recalled Apple's commitment to education primarily in programming, from programs offered by the company in various educational institutions around the world.

Education is embedded in Apple's DNA (education) is the big key. If you offer it, it fixes many other fights. We try to focus on teaching programming skills to everyone. Everyone must learn to code before they graduate.

In this sense, the Cupertino giant has helped the Malala Fund to keep pace with the development of technologies and the world at large by funding activities and mentoring, as Malala pointed out:

Technology is changing at a very rapid pace, we need to orient our education towards it. We take it for granted that education is not possible in some places, such as refugee camps, but technology can change that. Apple has helped expand and help our vision grow.

The event, open to SJSU students, was also attended by the public. During the time for questions, an institution student asked Cook about the government's role in regulating technology, leaving the executive to talk about privacy.

Privacy must be regulated. We see this as a fundamental human right. I worry about a world where vigilance is the norm.

In the middle of last year, during his visit to Brazil, Malala announced that his foundation would also include teaching developers in the country from the Apple Developer Academies scattered around here.

via MacRumors