I am an Introvert and I Thought I didn’t Belong

I am an Introvert and I Thought I didn’t Belong

My heart thumping, my palms sweating, and my voice shaking, I stood before over a dozen people for my first Toastmaster Speech, my Ice Breaker Speech. “I am Sudiksha Joshi. I am an Introvert, and all my life I’ve felt that I did not belong.” I felt I didn’t belong in...
Life and Lessons After PhD, Beyond the Academia

Life and Lessons After PhD, Beyond the Academia

I wanted to be prepared. While pursuing my Ph.D., I made it a point to participate in as many career preparation workshops as I could – within the University and in Professional Conferences. There was not much support available for careers outside the academia,...