Oishika Neogi, 16, who just completed her Class 12 exams in science stream from the BK Gadia A Level Junior College in Malad,  Northwest Mumbai, will represent India at the global summit of youngsters in January 2017 and interact with the newly-elected President and Vice-President of the US.

Among the other invitees at the same event will be the youngest ever Nobel laureate, Pakistani girl education activist Malala and her father Ziauddin Yousafzai. "I am really keen to meet them both," Oishika said BK Gadia College principal Arundhati Nikam is pleased with Oishika's achievement and praised her as "a rare and gifted child, besides being an excellent orator".

The Kolkata-born girl got the opportunity after winning the declamation contest at the Global Young Leaders Conference in the US in June 2015 after she excelled in the Harvard Model United Nations competition in Hyderabad.

"The UN Model debates were specially conducted for students interested in international relations to expose them to a global audience. The Model United Nations events are designed for this," Oishika said.

The DG Khetan International School, of which B.K. Gadia A Level Junior College is part, conducts a Mock UN Debate annually which Oishika won, and then went on to excel at the Hyderabad event before she travelled to Washington DC and New York last year for GYLC.However, though she would be attending the new US President's  inauguration, Oishika shies away from making any prediction on who would be next incumbent at the White House.

"I adore both President Barack Obama and Mitchelle and would love to meet them sometime...," Oishika gushed.On the upcoming US poll battle for the White House, she said: "Personally, I would like Hillary Clinton to win as it could be a historic achievement for a woman to become the US President, and I am sure she would make a great leader.

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