Simran Goklaney, 18, Brisbane, QLD
“As I grew and visited my birthplace, I questioned; ‘Why do they live on the streets? Why are they so thin?’ as I stared at the worn face of a child my age begging for money. I now understand injustice and poverty and yearn to make a difference. I am now abundantly grateful for my education and never take my food for granted.”
Born in India and raised in Australia, Simran’s ultimate ambition is work at the International Court of Justice in The Hague or at the United Nations in New York.
Watch Simran’s India video