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Vidhi works in a business analyst role at an IT company.

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FACTFILE

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I am very passionate about business analysis.

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I would do anything for my family and friends

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I love to collect coins.

WHAT DO YOU DO?

I work as a Business Analyst/Assistant Project Manager in an IT compa ny. My role is to establish and maintain good relationships and effective communication between cust omers and the technical team. I translate customer requirements into technical requirements for t he developers to work from.

How did you get into that?

I started my career 4 years ago as a business development executive. This ga ve me the opportunity to develop my influencing skills. I received positive feedback from all my managers and was encouraged to become a business analyst.

Do you have a mentor or anyone who supports you? Has that always been the case?

Yes, I report to a Project Manager. He has been very supportive, providing the different tools to learn, and giving me time for training. He also makes himself available to off er advice or a second opinion when I need it.

Who inspires you?

The CEO of my company. He is a very hard worker and always has a solution fo r every problem.

What do you wish you ’ d known 10 years ago? What difference would knowing that have made?

I work with people from all over the world. I wish I had explor ed the world and the different cultures. It would have helped me understand the people I work with now.

What do you find challenging about your job?

My biggest challenge is all the international travel associated with working for my clients. I enjoy it though.

What advice do you have for girls or women considering a tech role?

Never give up!

What is your favourite quote?

" Approach the game with no preset agendas and you ' ll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts. " - Phil Jackson