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Ms. Manasi Mahesh Patil

Author & Gen-Z Changemaker

Achiever's Success Story

Breaking All Age Oriented Stereotypes

Manasi is a 15 year old Gen-Z changemaker, who believes that ‘to create a change, she should be the change’. She’s the author of two books that create an insight on society, columnist at a reputed and leading newspaper in India, and works with global organizations that follow a similar mind set of growth and youth empowerment.

As a public speaker, she speaks at events as a panellist and keynote speaker, conducts workshops in schools/organizations, and is gearing up for her first TEDx event taking place in late 2021. Manasi is also an avid STEM researcher, and an advocate for girls in STEM and the SDGs. Presently, she is working on her start-up. Her work has been recognized by several media publications, and the ‘Inspiring Leadership Award 2021’ and she has been listed in the 20 under 20 Influencer Awards.

Manasi began writing when she was about 4/5, the ideas rooting from the bedtime tales her family narrated to her. According to Manasi, she is most addicted to books. She can sit with a book for hours and never realize when the sun goes down.  She has demonstrated her skills in various areas, and aspires to empower Gen-Z.  Having the experience of her school life journey and several extracurricular she is a part of, Manasi believes that she is capable of creating a change. In fact, one of her life mottos is that an impact on just one person can be counted as a success. Manasi is a passionate student of the world, and has a curiosity and zest to learn things. She is now diligently working on her start-up, which she hopes will be another means, a widespread one, through which she can address Gen-Z.

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