Prathysha Kothare

Program Host

Prathysha Kothare is host of Teen Connect, a show that explores local to global issues impacting Teens and our community by connecting with guests and their experience. Prathysha is a Senior at Parkland High School. She wants to pursue a career in Chemical engineering. Prathysha plays the piano, is a varsity debate team captain, is an FBLA national qualifier, writes and publishes poetry, has been on the PHS Step Team, is part of the Spanish, Math, and National Honors Societies, conducts scientific research, and leads a cultural exchange initiative with Kenya. She adores classic literature, and her favorite books are "A Clockwork Orange" and "The Life of Pi."

Prathysha Kothare explores the impact of Artificial Intelligence on our society and the role it plays at the intersection of social justice, human rights, and technology.

Host Prathysha Kothare tackles the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and minority groups, with regards to employment and workplace equality in the Lehigh Valley with Danielle Joseph, Executive Vice President of Business and Diversity Councils at the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Dr. Tim Kelsey, Co-Director for the Center of Community and Economic Development at Penn State University.