Reetu Gupta is a mom, educator, and technologist turned entrepreneur working to close the gap between technology and education by preparing students for the 21st century admissions landscape. Growing up in India, she was influenced by Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi, wanting to better the world and leave a legacy. Helping her mom run an elementary school, education went deep into her DNA. She believed in Nelson Mandela’s quote of “Education is the most powerful weapon to change the world” and has been hard at work to bring education to all kids.
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. Through her years of research, Reetu has become a deep subject matter expert in the field of college admissions.
Reetu is passionate about education and knows that this 100+ year old industry is ready for disruption.
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