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Cyberbullying with Trisha Prabhu

Isy Suttie speaks with Trisha Prabhu who has created software to tackle cyberbullying.

Presenter Isy Suttie talks to the extraordinarily talented Trisha Prabhu in Boston. Having experienced bullying herself and being fed up of seeing others bullied online, Trisha decided she had to do something to help. At the age of 13 she carried out her own scientific research to find out what could help prevent young people from taking part in bullying on the internet.

By the time she was 14 Trisha’s research had led to the creation of a software she now calls ‘Rethink’, which has gained the thumbs up from tech heavyweights MIT and Google. What started off as a school project has now been introduced to over 5 million students around the world as a solution to help prevent online hate.

This is how Trisha is changing the world...

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29 minutes


Role Contributor
Executive Producer John Leagas
Series Producer Lyndsay Rowan
Producer Harriet Blackamore
Researcher Karl Taylor
Researcher Danny Frith
Researcher Jamie Gibson