Founder and President
Gayathri Ramprasad is a mental health advocate and a social entrepreneur with a unique insight into the world of mental health. Her successful battle in overcoming life-threatening mental illness and her amazing recovery taught her the power of hope and holistic healing in overcoming chronic illness. Now, she shares that message with others. Her ability to transform trauma into triumph has inspired and empowered thousands of audience members nationally, and internationally. Individuals and organizations alike applaud Gayathri as an agent of hope and transformational change.
Gayathri received her first undergraduate degree in science from Bangalore University in India, a second undergraduate degree in Management and Information Systems, and a Masters in Business Administration, from George Fox University in Newberg, OR. Gayathri is a professional speaker, and a member of the National Speaker’s Association and the International Federation For Professional Speakers. Gayathri is also a Certified Peer Specialist (CPS).
Gayathri is the winner of the 2006 Eli Lilly Welcome Back Award for Lifetime Achievement and the 2006 Voice Award for Consumer Leadership awarded by the U. S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). She is also the winner of the 2008 Outstanding Alumna Award from her alma mater George Fox University.