Ms. Transportation Engineer Turned Head Of Logistics
I am a U.S. Department of State’s Fulbright Alumnus (2017-19). I did my master’s in Civil Engineering (Transportation) from the U.S. and worked there for over a year in a top engineering firm. I have been working at a logistics tech startup for the last year after returning home. Working in a leadership role and ensuring stable business health while managing a highly functional team has been an intellectually stimulating experience for me. To me, success isn’t about owning all the shenanigans and having a secured life on a set clock. I would rather deliver meaning to someone else’s life and grow in the process.
Undergrad School: Bangladesh University of Professional
Undergrad Major: Civil Engineering (Transportation)
GPA: 3.84 (Class Topper)
Age: 27, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other Degree/Certification: M.S. in Civil Engineering (Transportation)
School Name: Texas A&M University
Extracurriculars: Fulbright alumnus actively mentoring the future Fulbright community, Climate change activist at the Climate Reality Project, and a Volunteer and fosterer at animal rescues.
Title: Head of Logistics
Industry: Supply Chain / Logistics
Length of Employment: 1 yr
Title: Traffic Engineer
Company: Top Firm
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 3 mos
Big Life Wins:
1. Successfully pivoted my career towards tech from a purely engineering background and demonstrated innate leadership skills within a short period of time.
2. Identified major gaps in the company’s financial model and redid the pricing module of the business to bring up the blended commission by 5%.
3. Successfully built a live operations team to address live order issues and reduced delivery time by 30%.
4. Successfully set up monitoring processes and engineered tech solutions to bring down the bad debt percentage from 5% to 0%.
Post MBA Goal:
I believe an MBA from a reputed school will help me gain that exposure into the business world and equip me with the required toolkits to solve business problems. I am thinking of Management Consulting as a primary goal fresh out of Business School. After gaining that experience, I can look into career progression towards entrepreneurship.