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Letters of Love : Because You Know You CAN | Pooja Pradeep | TEDxGITAMUniversity

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She is the founder of global initiative ‘Letters of love’ where in photo cards with messages are sent to children in refugee camps. Witness her talk about how a little act of kindness can go long way.



Pooja is a 24-year old Educational Consultant who laid her bets on education to be the key for a sustainable change in today's world and chose to be a Teacher from being a Mechanical Engineer. She is the Founder of "Letters of Love" - a global initiative in collaboration with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ( UNHCR) wherein with an ebullient team of 30 across 10 countries, they deliver handwritten postcards to ten thousands of Syrian, Iraqi and Yazidi refugee children across Turkey & Jordan. They also raise funds for the cause and create sensitisation modules for educators to adopt in their classrooms as well as for student chapters to implement across universities in order to spread awareness and spark empathy. Apart from this, she currently works as the Chapter Director of India for the Cambridge Social Venture, The History Project. When not indulging in any of the aforementioned, Pooja is a passionate dancer and an inspiring writer.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx