MHA’s 2020 mPower Award goes to Satvik Sethi. The mPower Award celebrates the life and work of a teen or young adult who has spoken out about mental health issues to educate his or her peers and fight stigma.
Satvik is a 22-year-old mental health activist and social entrepreneur on a journey to make the world happier. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Runaway, a 100% student owned and operated social venture that aims to promote mental health awareness and help those in need of emotional support. Runaway has been featured by UNICEF, World Health Organization, and Vice. Satvik has also been featured on the 25 Under 25 Social Entrepreneurs List by Impaction and Culture Media Co., and has been recognized as 1 of 8 Inspiring Mental Health Youth Activists by Mashable, and 1 of 15 Students Changing Collegiate Mental Health by Mental Health America as part of the first cohort of our Collegiate Mental Health Innovation Council for the impact he has created through his passionate advocacy.