Ms. Peace In The Middle East
I am a child of Central Asian refugees, with dual citizenship. As a former social entrepreneur, I co-founded an organization that promotes, develops, & invests in social innovations as a means to increase youth participation in the economic dimension of state building in my war-torn home country. I am fluent in 4 languages, conversational in 3 additional ones, and my ECs and work experiences span 5 different countries. I am an Ex-FAANG engineer with a track record of innovation!
Undergrad School: Top 2 Canadian Engineering School
Undergrad Major: Engineering (Systems/Software)
Age: 22, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Extracurriculars: EdTech - Gamified App Developer for Children in Conflict Zones, Translator/Interpreter for Refugees in transit between EU Countries, Mentor for underprivileged refugee/first-gen immigrant youth interested in STEM careers
Title: Technical Program Manager
Company: Fortune 100 Top 10
Length of Employment: 8 mos
Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp
Company: Multiple internships from FAANG companies
Length of Employment: 2 yrs
Big Life Wins:
1) I have a patent at a major FAANG firm for a software feature that is used by billions of people
2) I successfully managed the engineering validation build for a multi-million dollar project at my FAANG firm while an intern, during Covid shutdowns!
3) I have personally removed nearly 100 children from street laboring and enrolled them in school
Post MBA Goal:
Growing my organization to be the face of youth civic engagement in my home country, which is 70% youth. Launching 1000s of social enterprises that create jobs for millions of people in my home country (currently at 40% unemployment). Establishing a VC fund to invest in promising social innovations that address pressing concerns in the country.
Target School: Harvard