Sat, Apr 24|
Festival Kick off Event - Gitanjali Rao, Student, Author & STEM Promoter
"Meet TIME's First-Ever Kid of the Year"
Time & Location
Apr 24, 2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
About the event
Please join us as Gitanjali shares a little about her inventions and achievements, followed by a Q&A session.
Gitanjali Rao was recognized as America's Top Young Scientist and received an EPA Presidential Award for inventing her device "Tethys" - an early lead detection tool. Gitanjali is also the inventor of “Epione” - a device for early diagnosis of prescription opioid addiction using genetic engineering, and "Kindly" - an anti-cyberbullying service using AI and natural language processing.
She was honored as Forbes “30 Under 30 in Science” in 2019 and TIME’s “Top Young Innovator” and "Kid of the Year" for her innovations and STEM workshops she conducts globally, which has inspired over 38,000 students in the last two years across four continents.