Presenting to you some untold stories of women leaders in an uncertain and dynamic IT world. This episode features an interview with Garima Gupta. She is the Director of Marketing Analytics at Remitly. She has interesting success stories of ideating, conceptualizing, advocating, selling and succesfully implementing data analytics solutions in various organizations across industry domains. In this episode, Garima talks about her journey so far and what keeps her on top of the game both in personally & professional front.
1.45- Why data analytics and what all went into that decision?
3.45- Journey so far
7.05- How are global events like covid & Ukraine war affecting the world of data technology
10.09- Gender stereotypes or unconscious biases that you faced in your career so far
13.26- What would be your message to STEM women?
15.22- Interesting data projects that you have worked along the way
19.50- Speak about your transitions to different companies that are poles apart with respect to their tech maturity, customer & partner ecosystem, culture etc.
23.43 How do you strike a work life balance?
27.35- Secret quality of yourself that you admire the most?
“It is very fascinating to see the power of data in solving a problem or looking at things that’s blind to human eye”
“What held me sane and led to success in my career is that drive /passion to create an impact of my own”
“I grew up with a mindset that I’m strong individual and I wouldn’t see myself through the lens of gender”
“Global events like covid & Ukraine war have made the field of data technology more popular than it ever was”
“Data science & analytics techniques helped scientists & researchers to read through large scale data with velocity and generate insights to get through the vaccine faster “
“Biggest challenges are the ones that were created unconsciously in my head because I thought less of myself, which led to the fear of not speaking up & constant pressure to prove myself”
“My advice to everyone, especially women would be to stop fearing, stop self-doubting, work hard, but at the same be proud of what you have achieved so far”
“It’s ok to fail, but it’s not ok to not try-both in personal & professional life.”