18-year-old Erinne Paisley is an advocate for global education and wanted to help bring attention to the issue at her high school graduation, so she found a fashionably geeky way to do it.
She made her dress out of her old Calculus homework, black satin, and some velvet trim and added a message (in red ink, of course) that read: “I’ve received my education. Not every woman has that right. Malala.org.” She then donated the money she would have spent on buying a dress to the Malala Fund and created an auction for the dress after her graduation to raise even more money.
Erinne’s advocacy doesn’t end with fashion. She’ll be attending the University of Toronto where she’ll be one of 11 National Scholars to study International Relations. She hopes to study international law, with an ultimate goal to work at the UN. I hope she makes it. I have a feeling she will.
See more pictures after the break.
(via The Daily Dot)