Find out about the personal life and parents of the young entrepreneur and CEO of ReThink company, Trisha Prabhu.
Trisha Prabhu is well known as the inventor and founder of the patented technology product ReThink. ReThink is a technology developed to detect and stop online hate. The 19-year-old entrepreneur is currently a student at Harvard University, where she's pursuing her undergraduate education.
In late 2013, Trisha Prabhu was shocked after reading a news story about Rebecca Sedwick's suicide. Rebecca had been a victim of numerous cyberbullying on the Internet for over a year and a half before she killed herself. As a victim of cyberbullying herself, Trisha was deeply shocked and outraged by the incident and thought she needed to do something to do about it. In an ambition to end online hate, Trisha invented ReThink. The technology product detects and stops online hate at the source before the bullying occurs before the damage is done.
As Trisha became the CEO of a technology company at a young age, many people want to learn more about the emerging innovator and entrepreneur. Below, we have compiled some facts on the entrepreneur, so you get to know her better.
Trisha Prabhu Has Been Invited to the White House by President Obama
Trisha Prabhu has been invited to White House for her outstanding work to public service and anti-cyberbullying movement. In 2016, former president Barack Obama and the U.S. State Department invited Trisha to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.
Trisha Prabhu has been invited to White House by former president Barack Obama. Source: Twitter
In the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Trisha showcased her work and shared her story with other entrepreneurs. She has been much admired for her work and contribution to the technologically advanced and rapidly developing modern society. She again got an opportunity to showcase and share her ReThink technology at the White House Science Fair at the invitation of President Obama later.
Trisha has been recognized by many organizations for her incredible work and has earned numerous awards. For her advocacy, public service, and her commitment to leading an anti-cyberbullying movement, Trisha was selected as a 2015 Global Teen Leader by the We Are Family Foundation, conferred the 2016 WebMD Health Hero of the Year Prodigy Award and received the Anti-Bullying Champion Award by the International Princess Diana Awards, the Global Anti-Bullying Hero Award from Auburn University, and the Upstander Legacy Celebration Award from the Tyler Clementi Foundation.
Trisha has been recognized by many organizations for her incredible work and has earned numerous awards. Source: ReThink
Additionally, Trisha Prabhu is a proud winner of several other prestigious awards. She has also received the Daily Points of Light Honor, awarded by the George H. W. Bush Foundation for extraordinary social volunteering and service.
Trisha Prabhu Has Been Involved in Other Projects Too
ReThink is not the only project Trisha Prabhu's involved in. She has participated in several other initiatives for public service cause. In 2017, she was elected Illinois's Youth Governor - the first female YMCA Youth and Government youth governor in 28 years.
Trisha Prabhu has been involved in other public service initiatives too. Source: TakePart
Trisha is focused on empowering women in the entrepreneurial community. That's why she is mostly seen volunteering her time to teach young women how to code at Girls Who Code, or leading SoGal Boston, a chapter of the SoGal movement. Her commitment to ending the diversity gap in entrepreneurship has inspired and supported the creation of a generation of fierce, fearless leaders tackling the world's most important issues.