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Vidisha Shah

Associate Software Engineer

Oracle

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Focus on learning, and have a healthy work-life balance.

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WHAT DO YOU DO?

I am an Associate Software Engineer at Oracle, India.

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE THIS FIELD?

The idea of designing programs and contributing to the continually evolving field of technology has always excited me. I aim and hope to tackle unprecedented global challenges in the fast-growing tech industries.

HOW DO/DID YOU TACKLE OBSTACLES?

Get up, trust yourself and keep moving forward. An obstacle can turn out to be our greatest growth.

WHAT DO YOU LOOK AT & THINK, "I WISH YOUNGER ME WOULD HAVE KNOWN THIS WAS POSSIBLE?"

Connect. Network. Discuss. There are so many people and communities that can help us learn and grow. Connect with other men and women; help, mentor, challenge, and support one another.

WHY DO YOU LOVE WORKING IN STEM?

You are always learning - with so many new operative methods and opportunities. I love that the product developed using my code gets used by clients around the world.

BEST ADVICE FOR NEXT GENERATION?

Read your books (academic and non-academic),

Focus on learning, and

Have a healthy work-life balance.

INSPIRATION

The smallest of implementations is always worth more than the grandest of intentions.