Gitanjali Rao,15 has been named as Time Kid of the Year

15-year-old Gitanjali Rao has been named as Time Magazine’s Kid of the Year for 2020.  According to the  Time Magazine, “Rao has been selected from a field of more than 5,000 nominees as TIME’s first ever Kid of the Year. 

Exceptional leadership is what made the ultimate Kid of the Year, 15-year-old scientist and inventor Gitanjali Rao, stand out. Rao not only researches scientific tools such as artificial intelligence and carbon nanotube sensor technology and applies them to problems she sees in everyday life, like cyberbullying and water contamination. She also shows other kids how to tap into their curiosity, aspiring to create a generation of innovators. 

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