Time magazine has selected 15-year-old Gitanjali Rao as their first-ever "Kid of the Year." She was selected from a field of more than 5,000 finalists ages 8 to 16. Rao is a scientist and inventor who has used technology to address a broad range of issues, including contaminated drinking water, opioid addiction and cyberbullying. She's fostering a global community of innovators to tackle complicated problems all over the world. She wants to inspire other young people to focus on what they are most passionate about, rather than trying to fix every problem. "If I can do it, anybody can do it," she told actress Angelina Jolie, special envoy of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, who interviewed her via Zoom.

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