Ms. Tech Researcher
4Y advising CxOs across companies/industries. 1Y of prior consulting experience at a Big 4. Teaches online classes at a rural girls’ school in India. Launched and leads a mentorship program for girls graduating from the school to help navigate higher studies. Upcoming children’s book and publishes/reads/edits creative fiction in literary magazines.
Undergrad School: St. Xavier's College
Undergrad Major: Economics
Age: 27, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other Degree/Certification: Master's in Economics
School Name: Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research
Extracurriculars: Teaching online English classes at a rural school, Co-leading Pride at my organization, Creative writing for literary magazines, guest editing a literary magazine, reading the fiction submissions pile for the Harvard Review.
Title: Senior Research Specialist
Length of Employment: 2 yrs
Title: Research Analyst
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 2 mos
Big Life Wins:
Was staffed on an ambiguous project on first job at consulting firm. Clarified the ask from project manager, identified the need to use VBA to deliver, of which I had very little knowledge. In the next two weeks, learned VBA and delivered project, resulting in an additional contract of $500,000 from client.
Post MBA Goal:
Social sector consulting at a top firm immediately after MBA. In the long-term, aspires to launch an education-focused social enterprise to empower first-gen learners in developing countries.