“As I reflect on my journey, it feels like a whirlwind of challenges, triumphs, and support that shaped the person I am today.
The decision to pursue my undergraduate studies in Malaysia was met with mixed reactions. While some doubted this choice, my father stood by me like an unshakable pillar of support. His belief in my dreams fueled my courage to venture into the unknown. Yet, fate had a different plan, throwing me off course with an unexpected accident that forced me to discontinue my studies and return home.
But setbacks only fueled my determination. Enrolling at SRM became my second chance, a platform to rewrite my destiny. Biotechnology became my passion, and my late-night lab sessions were a canvas where I painted my aspirations. I immersed myself in challenges, driven by the desire to prove that nothing could hinder my spirit.
I am also a Bharatanatyam dancer but kept pursuing my dreams, culminating in an MBA. Pursuing knowledge took me across borders, interning in prestigious organizations, and collecting invaluable experiences that shaped my perspective.
The pinnacle of my academic journey was adorned with a gold medal. The pride reflected not only in my achievements but also in the beaming faces of my family, especially my 85-year-old grandma, who traveled to witness my graduation ceremony.
Life led me to PayPal, where I was chosen as the product manager. I absorbed every lesson the corporate world offered. Amidst this whirlwind, love blossomed in unexpected ways – meeting my husband, my best friend. We got married during the COVID hustle.
Amidst all the work, I was always determined to start my own venture, and that’s when I met Sudharshan, with whom I co-founded Pauket, a Platform that allows businesses to curate customized digital coupons. We started the ideation in January 2023, and the beta version was launched in mid-2023. It’s been quite successful for the last couple of months, preparing to build customers across the globe.
Living unapologetically, I’ve learned invaluable lessons. My advice echoes the essence of my journey – be curious, seek opportunities, and never stop learning. In a world consumed by social media, true wisdom lies in the connections we forge and the knowledge we gain from each interaction.”