After publicly declaring that females deserve education as much as males, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the face by an agent of the Taliban. Ms. Yousafzai survived her attack and went on to be an international voice for empowerment. She says that every day she and her movement strengthen around a common cause. In the Biblical story, David beat Goliath against all odds. Community organizer Marshall Ganz, who worked with Cesar Chavez and the grape workers’ strike, teaches we can learn from those times when we win against such overwhelming odds.