Ishita Katyal is youngest Indian speaker at TED

Ishita Katyal, a 10-year-old resident of Pune, has become the youngest Indian to speak at the TED Youth Conference in New York. Ishita who studies in 5th standard at the Vibgyor High School in Balewadi, delivered a 4-minute speech on 'What do you want to be now', a topic that raised important points regarding how children too can make a difference, irrespective of their age. 

Ishita had first attended a TEDx Pune event back in 2013, and she never looked back. She went on to clear two Skype interviews with Global Volunteers at TEDx and became their youngest youth organizer in the Asia-Pacific region. 

Ishita successfully organised a TEDx at her school and soon the opportunity to speak at the TED Youth Conference in New York came her way

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