Ms. Fortune 200 Lady Programmer

About Me:

I am from a lower-middle-class background overcoming the handicap of studying in a vernacular medium (weak English proficiency) to break into the male-dominated tech industry. I worked in two big tech semiconductor industry leaders on varied projects, single-handedly developing and productizing a few SW products.

Will my advanced age and work experience interfere with my profile and chances at top B-schools?


Target School: Kellogg SOM

Considering: Berkeley Haas, UCLA Anderson, Columbia

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: College of Engineering and Technology

Undergrad Major: Electrical Engineering

GPA: 3.7

GMAT: 730

Age: 33,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Master's in Technology

School Name: International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore

Extracurriculars: Community Impact: cofounder of college volunteering club, Extensive teaching experience as a volunteer tutor and Master's program teaching assistant, and Probono consulting: technical consulting at few Bangalore based startups.

Work History:

Title: Senior Software Engineer

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 6 yrs, 3 mos

Title: Software Engineer

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 8 mos

Big Life Wins:

1) Pulled myself out of the worst phase of my life from 2016-2018 and worked towards improving my outlook and people with a similar predicament.

2) As a sole engineer and architect, I worked alongside external stakeholders and different functions to deliver a state-of-the-art automotive project. Continue to lead the effort as a subject-matter-expert

Post MBA Goal:

Tech Consulting
Tech Product Management
Tech Product Marketing Management


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