Shreya Garg

Wireless Engineer, Altice

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Keep faith in their dreams and follow them with perseverance.

WHAT DO YOU DO?

I work for the core mobile team at Altice. The team is responsible for building Altice USA’s first mobile network.

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE THIS FIELD?

I knew right around the time of my bachelors that telecommunications is a field that has always intrigued my interest. I pursued my bachelors and masters both in the said field. My various projects and internships during the course of my studies only helped me strengthen my interests.

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

The fact that I have built a positive and an inspiration environment around me is something that I never thought I’ll be able to do. It happens seldom that people come up to me seeking sound advice for both professional and personal prowess. Being able to build a successful life all on my own in a country which is thousands of miles away from my homeland. I never thought as an adolescent teen that I can achieve so much.

WHY DO YOU LOVE WORKING IN STEM?

I love that fact that I can realize my technical learning real time in the industry and its so exciting. I wake up each day with positivity and a hunger to learn and achieve more.

BEST ADVICE FOR NEXT GENERATION?

When I entered in the field of Electrical Engineering, a saw that only a handful of girls pursue this field and this field for some reason is not considered as a first choice for women. My advice for all the young girls out there would be to keep faith in their dreams and follow them with perseverance.

INSPO / FUN FACT

One of my most favorite quotes is one by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.
“You have to dream before your dreams can come true.”

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