Shamila Suhaib

Director Customer Engagement and Global Partnership Development, The Sustainable Future Group

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Dream big.

What do you do?

Customer Relationship and Engagement at all Levels

Why did you choose this field?

Yes, I realized that I am a great people person and with a very vivid personality, I inspire people and am genuine in my approach and the connections I make with all I connect. I am a multi cultured person. Born Muslim, educated in a Buddhist School, stemming from a Sinhalese background in school with International Education and a totally different culture and community at home and married to a Catholic and living in a Catholic background now, I am exposed to many lifestyle of people of many backgrounds from top notch business men to the humble gram vendor on the street.

What do you look at and think, "I wish younger me would have known this was possible"?

I have been a lead role in all jobs I have taken, leading a team been a women had never been a question but always a strength and inspiration to others. And I have never let the team feel the difference in gender all are same and all that matter is their performance. And I have met many who appreciate a Women for her talents and capabilities then otherwise

Why do you love working in STEM?

Its the constant energy in everything that make you feel you are part of something big and what you do matter

Best advice for next generation?

Been a women is enough to get there, where the big dreams, so do dream big and then what STEM provides you as a foundation will lift you up as a gigantic magnificent creation, and to stand back and watch it grow, give immense satisfaction that the difference never matters, it the matter that really matter.

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

“Where there is life, there is hope.” - Stephen Hawking

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