To mark the International Day of the Girl Child, 21-year-old Shreya Dharmarajan from Chennai was appointed the British High Commissioner to India for a day.The annual ‘High Commissioner for a Day’ competition provides an opportunity for Indian women, aged 18 to 23, to share their strengths with the world.

Shreya, who was chosen from a pool of more than 180 applications from young women around the country, called her day-long experience on Wednesday “incredibly enlightening, enriching, and fulfilling”.