Gitanjali Rao on being named Time magazine’s “Kid Of The Year”

Global News published this video item, entitled “Gitanjali Rao on being named Time magazine’s “Kid Of The Year”” – below is their description.

15-year-old scientist and inventor Gitanjali Rao talks to Liem Vu about her latest hobby, and her reaction to being picked for Time magazine’s “Kid Of The Year.”

Rao made history when she as named “Kid of the Year” chosen from five “Kid of the Year” finalists selected from a field of more than 5,000 Americans, ages 8 to 16, who had already made an impact in their community, their country, and on the world.

“Small steps can lead to big change,” says TIME for Kids editor Andrea Delbanco. “These are everyday kids making change in their communities in a fun and accessible—but very impactful—way.”

Rao, a scientist and inventor who resides in Colorado, has already been praised for her work using technology to tackle issues like contaminated drinking water, opioid addiction and cyberbullying.

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