Age does not define success, the statement is once again proved by a 20 years old teenage girl, Palakh Khanna, a social entrepreneur, author, Founder, and CEO at Break. The. Ice, (an association that works to break taboos and unresolved issues in society). She has made astonishing contributions to several communities that are escaped several situations in our society.
Palakh Khanna is also a World Record Holder, BW wellbeing’s 30 under 30, India’s 20 under 20, and the former Regional Officer for Asia Pacific. (Under the SDG Student Program by UN SDSN Youth) .And the story does not end here, she has been featured twice on LinkedIn News and has also been honored at US Times Now, The Hindu, and Global Indian.
She is the epitome of true wisdom, has been on the panel for various competitions and events including Bits Pilani, NIT, NASSCOM, and many colleges across DU, with over 20+ talks across universities and institutes including Google, and G20 events she has made an everlasting impact on the youth. She’s also a LinkedIn content creator with over 50K followers.
She’s the youngest mentor and panelist for a Govt. Of Delhi program, and had also served as the mentor for other recognized programs across institutes like IT, NMIMS, and numerous others! She had made a mark on the future youth and built a strong blueprint of success.
Palakh Khanna is an active environmentalist who’s working towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals by taking concrete conduct through colorful enterprise. Along with that, she’s a published poet and an author.
Palakh started Break. The. Ice in 2018 when she was 17 years old. The association’s leads are to” produce a world where everyone feels safe to be themselves.” Break. The. Ice works to bring this change through a variety of ideas and works, including hosting events to raise mindfulness about taboo motifs like mensuration.
The idea of working on mensuration came to her mind by overhearing the discussion between her mother and her domestic help who was shy to talk about periods still in the 21st century. This incident clicked in her mind to start the mensuration summit.
She had also done promising work and expanded her reach by
• Provide support to people who are floundering with taboo issues.
• championing policy changes that will help to break down taboos.
• Expanded the association to 10+ countries with over 15,000+ impacted.
She has been consistent in bringing a gripping change in society, which is crucial as well as challenging. She believes that everyone has the power to make a difference, and she’s committed to using her platform to produce a diversifying world, where no issue would have left unspoken.
Except for their work, she is renowned for various achievements at such a young age: –
• Philanthropist of the Pride of Nation Award for Social Impact.
• Complimented by Gen (Dr.) VK Singh, Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Minister of Civil Aviation.
• Spoken at several high-profile events, including the G20 Summit and the World Economic Forum.
• Featured in several media outlets, including The New York Times, The Guardian, and CNN with global Indian and US Times now.
Palakh Khanna is an inspirational personality for youth in today’s generation. She has earned the success she is holding today and worked hard towards achieving her dreams amidst all the adversities she chose to be herself.