Neha Shukla Bio
Neha Shukla is a 16-year old Teen Scientist and Inventor passionate about leveraging science and technology to solve real-world problems and create a positive impact on our communities. Working to solve real-world problems using STEM, she invented SixFeetApart - a wearable social-distancing device and app to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Her work in creating SixFeetApart was featured in the New York Times, Nasdaq Screen in Times Square, ABC, and more. She was named a 2021 Global Teen Leader representing the United States, received the National Gold Presidential Volunteer Service Award and letter from President Biden, and received the Diana Award in memory of the late Princess Diana of Wales for her innovations and outreach. Neha also runs global innovation workshops to build the next generation of problem-solvers and innovators tackling the world’s biggest problems and has impacted over 40,000 students to date.
Neha’s debut book, a guidebook on innovation & STEM for students and people of all ages, will be released in Spring 2022. The book introduces her 3-step innovation process and details the entire process going from idea to tangible solution, to build an innovation ecosystem with the collaboration of young innovators, schools, and organizations to solve the world’s biggest challenges!