Malala Yousafzai Analysis

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Some days our inspirations are not surrounded by blue skies and sunlight. Instead, they are lost between dark clouds and lightning. Those are the moments when a trait of leadership has to shine so a leader can perform its duty with its supporters. One of the traits I consider fundamental for a leader is confidence in his aspirations. With confidence, a leader can appeal to a greater audience because people believe in individuals that transmit trust through their words and actions. By staying confident in your ultimate objective, any difficulty will seem as only one pebble in your way, not a big wall. Because of this, I consider that without confidence a leader cannot fulfill its duties with his goal and followers. This essential trait is shown through two contemporary leaders: Nelson Mandela and Malala Yousafzai. Nelson Mandela was the man that led the fight against Apartheid in South Africa. From prison, he was able to attract more followers to the anti-Apartheid movement and even won the fight against it. After being in prison for many years, he was the first black president of South Africa in 1994. His confidence toward the anti-Apartheid movement was the one that made him an…show more content…
She is an activist for the education of girls in her country and human rights. She was encouraged by her father to take a stand against that group, which almost ended up with her death. Thanks to the confidence Malala has in her cause, many girls in her hometown are uniting against that group, and people around the world are convinced education is the answer for conflicts in the modern world. After being attacked by the Taliban, she kept on fighting for girls’ education no matter what may happen to her. Nowadays, she keeps on believing in her goal through funding girls school supplies, construction of new schools and being an ambassador for human rights

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