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India New England News: Meghan Pasricha to Receive 2017 World of Children Alumni Award

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“LOS ANGELES–World of Children, a global recognition and funding organization for individuals exclusively serving the needs of vulnerable children, announced the full slate of extraordinary individuals to be honored at the 2017 World of Children Hero Awards on Wednesday, April 19 at Montage Beverly Hills. One of those individuals is Meghan Pasricha, co-founder of Global Youth H.E.L.P. Her Award will be presented by actress Alyssa Milano.

When she was only five years old, Meghan Pasricha began changing the world with community service work. When she entered high school, Meghan – an asthma sufferer – decided to become a passionate advocate for tobacco control and health. In 2001, she worked to mobilize youth for the successful passage of Delaware’s Statewide Smoking Ban.

While studying at Harvard University, Meghan co-founded Global Youth H.E.L.P., Inc. together with her sister, working to create a global network of youth leaders who are dedicated to making a difference in the world.”

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