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The Tanvee Patankar talk advocates for adding mandatory classes to high school curricula in life management and financial literacy. Currently a freshman in high school, the speaker references her personal experience in picking secondary school courses the year before. Speaking at a TEDxYouth event in her home state of Indiana, the Stevenson High School pupil presents at a skill level well beyond her age.
For two years the speaker has been active in her efforts to have personal finance education taught in schools; her passion is evident in the Tanvee Patankar talk. A member of her school's TED-Ed club, she first reached out to her fellow club members asking the question "Why don't schools teach our youth how to properly manage their finances?"
In her financial education presentation, high school student Tanvee Patankar states teenagers need to learn how to handle their personal finances in school. She believes not enough teens know how to... Read More