Visionary Keynote: A Bias Toward Action - A Young Innovator’s Message

Thursday, August 12 at 4:00 PM - 4:55 PM PDT
Since second grade, Gitanjali Rao has been thinking of ways to use science and technology to make the world a better place. She has developed innovative tech solutions for some of the world's most pressing issues, including access to clean water and early diagnosis of prescription opioid addiction. As the inventor of the Kindly app, which uses AI to detect and prevent cyberbullying and protect students, Gitanjali is an inspiring voice of good.
At only 15, Gitanjali has been honored as Time magazine’s “Top Young Innovator” and "Kid of the Year," as well as one of Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30 in Science.”  Her take on innovation, problem solving and being a role model will leave attendees inspired and full of hope.


Gitanjali Rao
Scientist and Inventor
Time Magazine’s 2020 “Kid of the Year”