Malala Yousafzai was born on July 12, 1997 at Mingora, Swat, Pakistan. She is the owner of The Malala Fund. In 2014, she was awarded with noble price for taking a huge step forward in order to promote the education of the girls all over the world. Currently, she lives in Birmingham, England, UK. She is a famous activist of female education and former blogger for BBC Urdu and student. Her nationality is Pakistani and she holds the citizenship of Pakistan .the most prominent reason behind her popularity is that incident which has happened with her when she was 10-12 years old. In 2009, while in a bus in Swat District, after giving an exam, Malala Yousafzai along with two girls was shot by gun by a Taliban gunman in an assassination attempt in retaliation for her activism. She remained unconscious for so many days in Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology, but her treatment took a good rose while she shifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
After the incident happened, the girl was airlifted by the military persons in Peshawar. She is considered as the lady who without any fear fights for the rights and benefits of the girls in order to make them educated. She also played a great role in reducing the branches of the terrorism. As on July 12, 2015 on her 18th birthday, she opened a school near the Syrian border for the refugees of Syrian. In July 2013, as on 16th birthday of Yousafzai, she spoke at the UN to call for world wide access of education. The bravery and the dedication of the girl helped a lot of the females to get education and other benefits which are necessary for them in order to lead their life in an appropriate manner. The nature and the behavior of Malala Yousafzai is very straight forward and she is very brave since her early age. There are various factors and features that has made Malala Yousafzai a very successful and prominent leader(Douglas, 2017). Few leadership tips that she gave to every women are:
TAKE A STAND
Malala Yousafzai, belong to the family where education is considered as the most important part lives, but when in 2009 the girl was shot by the gunman of the Taliban, forced the school of Pakistan Swat Valley to close their offerings from the students. There are number of girls who drop out their education because of the fear and terrorism. Malala Yousafzai was developed as an imagination which serve as the prominent part in the society in order to give the equal rights of educations to all the girls, she work as a famous female activist.
ANALYSE YOUR STORY
In may interviews Malala Yousafzai has mentioned that it is very necessary for her to master the art of persuasion and it is very essential for her to develop the skills of in acting the stories in a very efficient manner. She mentioned she spend a lot of hours standing in-front of the mirrors and practicing speeches in order to work diligently(Khoja-Moolji, 2017).
JUST BE YOURSLEF
the main significance and the elegance of Malala Yousafzai is that after achieving so much she never thought of her self as the greatest authority on education. She consider herself a thew speaker who speaks and shares her experiences in order to provide motivation to others regarding the importance of education(Walters, 2016).
LISTEN TO OTHER PROPERLY
Malala travels the globe, visiting troubled communities to meet girls facing some of the same obstacles she faced in Pakistan. Malala intuitively understands that she won’t be able to help if she assumes she knows exactly what they need.
ALWAYS KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE PRIZE
She is very modest person and never thought about taking any kind of vengeance, with the persona who attacked her. She always fought for education rights of each and every children and act as speaker, who motivates and spread the awareness among others regarding the importance of the education. There are several types of threats that are present for Malala Yousafzai, because she work against very critical issue of the world(Ryder, 2015).
True and the efficient leaders are the one who work for the welfare of the society and the members who lives in the society. They are not the one who work for social recognition or status in the society. Malala Yousafzai always motivates others in order to speak for their rights in the society and always spread a message to take a stand against the worn deeds of the society. She is very brave girl who has done a lot for the well fare and the education of the girls in the male dominating society. There are number of developing countries where education sector is adversely affected by the leadership practices that are being followed by the higher authorities of the country. Malala Yousafzai started her fight for the right o the women at very small and tender age. There are several speeches where she has mentioned that Taliban has took her rights of the education and shot her along with two girls when she was returning in a bus after giving an exam. She discussed her life stories and struggles with others in order to pass the message among the society regarding the rights and the benefits of the individuals.
From Malala Yousafzai a lot of women can learn to take a stand and speak for themselves a put up a voice against the wrong happening of the society. She spread a message regarding the importance of the education for the girls in this society and the impact which it can create for making their life beautiful and productive(As a Leader: Malala Yousafzai, 2018).
- Douglas, K., 2017. Malala Yousafzai, Life Narrative and the Collaborative Archive.Life Writing. 14(3). pp.297-311.
- Khoja-Moolji, S. S., 2017. The Making of Humans and Their Others in and through Transnational Human Rights Advocacy: Exploring the Cases of Mukhtar Mai and Malala Yousafzai.Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. 42(2). pp.377-402.
- Ryder, P. M., 2015. Beyond critique: Global activism and the case of malala yousafzai.Literacy in Composition Studies. 3(1). pp.175-187.
- Walters, R., 2016. ‘Shot Pakistani girl’: The limitations of girls education discourses in UK newspaper coverage of Malala Yousafzai.The British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 18(3). pp.650-670.