Meet RecordMAKER, Arunima Sen. This 18-year-old is passionate about designing innovative solutions to global problems using STEM. A winner of several awards, including the Rashtriya Bal Puruskar, India's highest civilian honour for exceptional achievers under the age of 18, Arunima's projects include designing energy efficient skyscrapers, solutions to effectively combat malnutrition in expecting mothers, sensor based technology to track and control poaching, amongst several others. Facing a difficult childhood due to domestic abuse, which eventually led to her taking her mother's case to court as a minor, Arunima is fighting for the freedom of choice and rights for young girls to pursue STEM.
Production: Urmi Chatterjee, Interview: Athira Nair