Deepa Gopal is the CEO and founder of Youngzine, an educational nonprofit that builds news literacy in students. She has grown Youngzine into a trusted news platform reaching educators directly and through content partners, with more than 500,000 website visits every year. Deepa has mentored more than 50 high school students through Youngzine's intern program that develops media literacy, research, and writing skills in students. Over the past two years, with her background in science and engineering, Deepa has led her team in developing engaging and comprehensive content on Climate Change that is being piloted in classrooms. Deepa has a Master's in Engineering and has worked in leadership positions in technology companies prior to founding Youngzine.
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