Ms. Indian Entrepreneur
I’m a 26-year-old Indian American female with a CPA and 5 years of work experience (2 yrs at BDO as Auditor, 2 years Financial Analyst at e-Commerce Startup, 1 year Sr. Finance Analyst at Music streaming company). I’ve realized Corporate Finance isn’t where my passion lies and want to start my own company and go the entrepreneur route.
Undergrad School: University of California Santa Barbara
Undergrad Major: Economics/Accounting
Age: 26, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other Degree/Certification: CPA
Extracurriculars: Board member at Arts Non-profit (1.5 yrs), 1-1 Youth Mentor for under-privileged child in SF (1.5 yrs), Steering committee member at work for Diversity and Women's group
Title: Sr Finance Analyst
Length of Employment: 8 mos
Title: Finance Analyst/Sr FA
Length of Employment: 2 yrs
Big Life Wins:
Promoted twice at my first job in Audit, promoted once to Senior at my second job. Got my CPA while working full time at 25. Interfaced with the founders at my startup (previously Expedia founders), was involved with major company decisions and funding conversations, and brought in the audit firm I used to work for as the startup’s auditors.
Post MBA Goal:
I’m excited by entrepreneurship and want to start a company in Social impact tech down the line. Would be open to joining an early stage startup out of B-school as well.