Risha Parikh is an undergraduate at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. Her academic interests include analytics and digital strategy,
international politics, and civic design. Currently, Risha works at Design Bloc, the innovation and design collaborative at Georgia Tech. She hopes to bring design thinking to every academic discipline on campus. She also works at TechSquare Labs, a startup incubator, VC fund, and innovation hub with a special focus on diversity in tech. On campus, Risha is an ambassador for Art Matters, on the executive board for OpenIDEO (the social impact division of IDEO), and a manager in AIESEC (an international exchange organization). Risha is big on taking a multi-disciplinary, analytical approach to solving problems, so design thinking rocks!
University Innovation Fellows