Shloka Ashok, a 16-year-old Bengaluru girl from Greenwood High International School received the Diana Award for her social action and humanitarian effort.
Story so far: Shloka won the prestigious award for founding a free platform that provides internships and leadership opportunities to high schoolers. ‘InternMee’, launched in December 2020 has provided aid to over 35,000 students across 85 countries. A survey also featured the platform in the top 10 list of internship websites.
- Apart from InternMee, Shloka also co-founded ‘Dildaan,’ a social organization dedicated to raising money for funding girls’ education in India. The organization began by educating 11 girls and hope to do so with many more.
- Additionally, Shloka founded a social service club in her school that aims to inspire the school community and expand its reach.
About the Diana Award: The Diana Award, instituted in 1999 in the memory of the Princess of Wales, Diana, is given by the charitable trust fund that is supported by her sons, Prince Charles, the Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex.
- After a rigorous nomination process, the 20 Judging Panels of the award look at the nominee’s impact in five areas; Youth Leadership, Social Impact, Service Journey, Vision, and Inspiring Others. The Panels represent regions both in the UK and internationally.