Natasha Verma has three university degrees, is a TV reporter, film director, cancer survivor, philanthropist—and, at 23, is just getting started.

Verma is:

  • Television reporter on NBC Boston’s weekday morning show.
  • Director and producer of Hardy, an award-winning documentary about female boxer Heather Hardy.
  • Founder, along with her family, of the nonprofit Verma Foundation, which funds cancer research and donates free wigs to women and children fighting cancer.
  • The holder of a Columbia University master’s degree in journalism, earned at age 18.
  • The University of Texas’ youngest-ever graduate. At 17, she earned two undergraduate degrees—in broadcast journalism and biology/pre-med.
  • Founder, former co-host and executive director of University of Texas at Austin’s student morning news show, Good Morning, Texas, which went on to win awards and air in 250,000 households, as well as in campus housing.
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