By Alyse Nelson, CEO of Vital Voices
Today Malala Yousafzai sent a bold message to the world: I want every girl to be educated.
When the world heard what happened to Malala, we came together in solidarity and compassion. This was not a random act. This was a targeted attack on a girl who was speaking in her own voice and on behalf of so many for a basic human right-the right to go to school, to learn, to pursue the future she saw for herself. We knew we needed to do something to support Malala. At Vital Voices, we invest in women who are improving our world, and that's just what Malala does through her courageous advocacy.
At 15, Malala is a leader. She reminds us that leadership is not about title, position, or age. It's about the actions that you take and the decisions that you make on a daily basis. It's about values that endure, uncompromised. It's about conviction and sacrifice.
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