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Kamiak student inspired by women leaders in Mukilteo


January 24, 2018

Sargun Handa giving her talk at TedxSnoIsleLibraries titled, “Be a voice, not an echo.” Handa talked about addressing teen suicide and the values of public service.

On the heels of another successful Women’s March this past weekend, it’s important to highlight strong women in the community who are aiming to make the world a better place.

One of those women is Sargun Handa, a junior at Kamiak High School who spoke at TedxSnoIsleLibraries in November at Kamiak High School.

Her talk, “Be a voice, not an echo,” was about dealing with Chrohn’s Disease as a child, experiencing grief after a classmate’s suicide, and how she found meaning and satisfaction through volunteering.

Handa, who volunteers with Kamiak’s Key Club and Human Rights Club,...

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