FORA.tv Speaker - Meghan Pasricha

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Biography

Meghan Pasricha is now studying at Harvard University and started her career as a passionate tobacco control and health advocate at the age of five. She is Founder and President of Global Youth H.E.L.P. (Health Education Leadership Program) Inc. and Founder and President of ATAC, the Anti-Tobacco Action Club, working to educate and protect children from the hazards of tobacco and second and smoke.

By mobilizing 2000 of her peers, and actively speaking out, she played a vital in the passage of the historic 2001 Clean Indoor Air Act, making Delaware only the second state in America to pass a stringent smoking ban. Pasricha's vision is to 'harness the power of youth to create positive change around the world' and will apply all future grants to fund her youth leadership training initiatives in America, India, China and Mexico.

Meghan Pasricha was awarded a 2007 World of Children Founder's Youth Award.

1 Program

World of Children Town Hall Meeting

11.04.09 | 00:57:06 min | 0 comments