Teenagers Have Changed the World!

Has someone ever told you that you’re too young, too immature, too whatever to do something? The truth is…you have the ability to change the world. This article on BuzzFeed talks about 10 teenage girls who have already done just that.


Teenage Angela Zhang won $100,000 for the project she explains, “I created a nanoparticle that’s kind of like the Swiss Army knife of cancer treatment in that it can detect cancer cells, eradicate the cancer cells and then monitor the treatment response. So the major aim of the project was to personalize cancer medicine.”


Malala Yousafzai was nominated this year for the Pulitzer Peace Prize for her work on promoting women’s education even after being shot by the Taliban. And she’s only 16. Read her autobiography, I Am Malala at the library.