Session: Designing a Happy Career & Working Happy
Career growth in a pandemic? Extraordinary times also present extraordinary opportunities and with a growth mindset and adaptive perspective, we can grow and thrive. Now more than ever, it is important for women to pursue their career as we emerge from the pandemic. Let’s get into the driver’s seat with your Wildly Important Goal (W.I.G.) and press the gas pedal toward your dream destination. We’ll examine the benefits of building tenure and explore lateral moves, stretch assignments, learning on the job, gaining new experiences, building your professional brand and investing in your present to build your future!
- Find inspiration to pursue career opportunities with a growth mindset
- Have easy learning resources (no student debt.)
- Find growth opportunities in their current role
- Seek stretch assignments and real-work experience
- Find their voice and initiate crucial conversations
Jyotsna Manikantan is a Lead Product Manager, Global Products & Technology at ADP driving transformation and change through large-scale business critical projects with her team. She has previously led the adoption and rollout of core business-critical features for over 500K clients in the U.S. and Canada.
In the 17th year of her career and 13th year with ADP, Jyotsna has most recently lead the adoption of cybersecurity fraud prevention capabilities to protect several million users and ADP’s reputation. In 2008, Jyotsna joined ADP as a Senior Technical Writer supporting communication readiness initiatives in the identity domain before driving her career towards product management. Previously, she worked with Citibank and Polaris Software Lab in Chennai, India before relocating to the U.S.
A Grace Hopper Celebration 2019 Speaker, Jyotsna seeks out opportunities to mentor early & mid-career professionals and students to pursue careers in technology. Jyotsna holds a bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from the University of Madras and is a strong believer of continuous learning to advance her career.
Jyotsna is #WorkingFor innovation and talent growth through Diversity and Inclusion.