2018 PitcHER Finalists

Reetu Gupta

Reetu Gupta is a mom, educator, and technologist-turned-entrepreneur, dedicated to closing the gap between technology and education by preparing students for the 21st century admissions landscape.

Growing up in India, Reetu was influenced by Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi, and wanted to better the world. She helped her mom run an elementary school, and firmly believed in Nelson Mandela’s quote: “Education is the most powerful weapon to change the world.”

After spending 20 years in corporate America, Reetu founded Cirkled In to give students a portfolio platform to compile their entire K-12 life story. Reetu was named Valedictorian of her MBA class at Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. She also has master’s degree and bachelor’s degree in engineering from India’s National Institute of Technology (NIT) Kurukshetra. In 2016, she received Stevie’s Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2016. She is an avid speaker on education for all and equity.