Time Magazine has named 15-year-old Gitanjali Rao as its first Kid of the Year. Rao invented a mobile device to test for lead in drinking water and also developed a web tool that uses AI to track early signs of cyberbullying. She was selected from over 5,000 nominees and interviewed by Angelina Jolie for the inaugural award. "Kid of the Year" is the result of a partnership between Time Magazine and Nickelodeon.
- Time will introduce Rao as part of a "Kid of the Year" special on Nickelodeon tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET.
- Time's Person of the Year will be revealed on a broadcast on NBC on Dec. 10 at 10 p.m. ET.