Shruti Madhiwalla

Senior overseas education counselor, Knowell consultancy

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Do it!

What do you do?

When I came back to Mumbai and scope of biotech industry was limited. I help students especially girls by Counseling to pursue Stem education in India and abroad

Why did you choose this field?

Considering a topsy journey I did a BS in Biomedical Engg from Mumbai ! Then to diversity did a MS in biotech from USA and when we moved back home realised that Counseling was an arena I could not find help when I was looking to build a strong career . Thus with an absolute resolve to make a different and provide the right kind of direction and help I work as a Senior counselor at Knowell which is bespoke consultancy with like minded young venture and people

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

Better career path, knowing exactly what options I have and what can I do with them

Why do you love working in STEM?

I wake up everyday knowing I am helping people achieve their career track and encouraging them to take Stem and explore options especially the one who are studying undergraduate degrees. My Stem education helps me think analytically and provide reasoning for all the work I encompass

Best advice for next generation?

Do it ! A Stem education is not just from a point of view of money or career ! A career in speech sciences, business analytics, media management and lots of other interest and under Stem designation. Awareness and understanding how to pursue a stem career in the field of your interest will equip you with the best problem solving skills ever!

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

“It does not matter what is the “size of the dog” in the fight. What matters is the “size of fight” in the dog!”
“It is our choices that shows us what we truly are far more than our abilities.”

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