What’s truly amazing about her is that regardless of her fragile and vulnerable appearance, she is able to show great bravery and strength. She stayed calm and collected amidst dangerous situations. She truly has the ability to set emotions aside, and rationally and calmly discuss an issue with a conflicting party. Aung San Suu Kyi’s leadership style might be classified as transformational. . Transformational leaders have integrity. They inspire people with a shared vision of the future, set clear goals, motivate people towards these goals, manage delivery, and communicate well. Suu Kyi exhibited the role of a transformational leader very well alongside the likes of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King.
Aung San Suu Kyi is beyond doubt an inspiration to the whole world. She is an epitome of a leader who fights for his/her convictions in a peaceful, calm, empathic, and nonviolent manner. As what she has said, “I don't think violence really pays, I think violence begets violence.” She made many sacrifices, the most precious of which is her family, but she was very dedicated in her role as a catalyst of political reform in her homeland. Suu Kyi is a leader to behold and her story is a great inspiration for those who strive for freedom, common good, and justice for all.