Heera Sharma is the founder of Go Laadli (aka ‘beloved daughter’ in Hindi), a social impact organization focused on empowering young women to become problem solvers, change makers and leaders. Go Laadli does that through investing in their education, providing mentoring, and leadership opportunities and engaging them in their communities in real world problem solving. By providing early opportunities to young women to be leaders, make an impact and disrupt the way society perceives them, Heera and her team are shifting mindsets, sparking a movement of greater civic engagement and creating a pipeline of women who will be a force of change within their communities. Heera has a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Science (conc. Neuroscience) from University of Florida and a Masters in Nonprofit Administration and Leadership from Maxine Levine College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University.