Mansi Prakash

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Mansi Prakash




Fellow Class

Issue Area

SVC Selected


Mansi is majoring in Economics with a minor in Mathematics and Public Policy & Management at New York University. She has a passion for social entrepreneurship, development economics, traveling and photography. Born in India and growing up in Bangladesh and the Philippines, she has been exposed to the hardships that come with living in impoverished areas, developed an appreciation for diversity and found a passion to take initiative to help others. Through her social venture, Brighter Today, she hopes to use eco-friendly light bulbs as a tool to alleviate poverty in developing nations. Ultimately, she aspires to address some of the world’s most pressing issues, make an impact in the lives of those who were not afforded the same opportunities and resources and help enact change in the world.