Rhushikesh Bhadkamkar was born and raised in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He moved to Atlanta in 2009 to begin school at Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering. Since then he has been working with Deloitte Consulting as a Technology Consultant where he currently serves various clients as well as leads the LGBT board within the firm in Atlanta. Rhushikesh has worked and supported AID Atlanta in various capacities the past few years before he joined HYPE board. He has led fundraising efforts on behalf of Georgia Tech and Deloitte for the AIDS walk, organized cultural workshops for AID Atlanta as well as led discussions around culture shifts within the organization with the leadership board.
For more than five years, HYPE has made it its mission to equip youth and communities living with HIV with the capacities to be leaders in their communities and to promote the interests of their communities.