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Malaria Free World CEO Kritika Singh, 16, hosted the organization’s kickoff event, Malaria Meltdown, on Sunday.

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Herndon's Malaria Meltdown

Local teen educates peers on the disease.

Kritika Singh wants to eradicate malaria for good - one mosquito at a time. The 16-year-old McLean resident and CEO of Malaria-Free World hosted the inaugural Malaria Meltdown conference at Nysmith School of the Gifted on Sunday to educate her generation on the dangers third world countries face with the disease.

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