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Trisha Prabhu of Naperville Amongst 3 Indian American Rhodes Scholars
HI INDIA NEWS DESK
NAPERVILLE, IL – Amongst the class of prestigious U.S. Rhodes Scholars 2022 are the names of three Indian Americans and one Nepalese American. A total of 32 scholars are expected to begin their programs at Oxford, October 2022 onwards.
Trisha N Prabhu of Naperville, Illinois who is amongst the scholars is a senior at Harvard College and is also the founder and CEO of ReThink, Inc., an app that detects offensive digital content. Another Indian-origin candidate, Varsha Sarveshwar of Sacramento, California graduated from the University of California, Berkeley.
Shreeya Singh of Pembroke Pines, Florida is a senior at Yale College majoring in history. She is also the founder of Hindus Against Hindutva at Yale from which she organized nationwide protests against India’s anti-Muslim policies.
Devashish Basnet of Hicksville, New York is a senior at City University of New York, Hunter College, majoring in political science. A Nepalese American, Basnet’s parents came to the US as political asylees.