Session: Re-Start Your Career in Technology
Re-starting your career or shifting your career field can be overwhelming and nerve wracking. My conversation lays the path to keep your motivation high and to seek excellence in a field overwhelmed with a plethora of technologies. My talk will lay down the tools and techniques you can use to find your talent area in the Tech industry wherein I aim to redefine the outmoded term called 'success' and strategies to emerge as a leader and achiever in Technology (and you do not need to be the smartest person in the room to achieve this).
- Find your path in technology.
- Hone your skills using freely available resources online.
- Unleash your inner genius.
- Motivation is temporary. Nurture your grit to find long term success even when you don't feel like it.
I started my career in the world of Fashion where I worked as a Fashion Stylist, Costume Designer and Wardrobe Consultant in the Indian Film Industry for over 8 years. My interest in technology pulled me to pursue a Bachelor in Computer Applications and I topped my university with a perfect GPA. While at the university, I led leadership webinars and workshops for students to excel at their chosen fields and had an overwhelming response of students. There was no stopping after that, I decided to pursue my MPS in Data Science from the States. I continue to excel at my chosen courses even today. What started as mere interest turned into yet another career venture.
Today, I intern at DataDistillr, with the best bosses I could have asked for. Their continued support and guidance makes my self-belief stronger everyday. My strategies of overcoming adversity and achieving excellence can be learned by one and all. I will push you to unleash your inner genius. If I can do it, so can you!