“Self-Defense is about empowerment and you don’t have to know these fancy steps for that” – Pooja Nagpal

She is smart, confident and fiery with a tinge of innocence attached. When I spoke to her, I couldn’t help but admire her smiling face, cheerful attitude and that sparkle in her eyes that testified “CHANGE”. She is the founder of a non-profit ‘For a Change, Defend’ and a speaker at United Nations Commission on Status of Women.

Inspiring beyond words ‘Pooja Nagpal’, an 18 year old girl based out of California, US, who travels across the interiors of India to teach martial arts. She has trained 800 rural women and girls so far.

Read my complete article on Pooja Nagpal on Girls to Watch Series

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