Six-year-old Indian-American girl Kiara Kaur becomes the youngest keynote speaker to address a World Expo, prompting World Book of Records, London to acknowledge this as a world record.
The Class 1 student gave a speech titled “Small Changes, Big Difference” at the recent World Expo 22 in Dubai. During the celebrations of the International Women’s Week at the Pavillian of the Mexico was focused on women’s empowerment.
As per reports in NDTV, “It was exciting to speak to an audience at this great event. I prepared my speech by speaking to my grandmother, Commander Dr Rita Bhatra who had served the Border Security Force for 40 years”.
“Women empowerment lies in equal opportunity for young girls in education, rights, health, decision making, wages and professional opportunities,” she added.
Interestingly, Kiara had set a record of becoming the youngest TEDx speaker when she spoke about her journey of reading. Her speech was titled, “Unboxing Curiosity”. She addressed the TEDx meet last year on Children’s Day which led to her recognition by the World Book of Records in London.
She also holds the record for reading 36 books in an hour and forty-five minutes. She was born in the US but living in Dubai since both her doctor parents are settled there. Kiara is also studying French and Spanish as she has an inclination for studying languages.