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Oct
17

My Journey of Unleashing the Extraordinary Potential Through Campus Connect Program

Juhi Chakravertty, 2020 student of MBA-Marketing, FIIB

Pursue your purpose and life becomes filled with the right direction and meaning”, I’ve learned this one significant lesson in my life and it helped me in almost every phase of my life. Be it the time when I decided to pursue an MBA over my passion for travelling or the moment when I found myself enjoying another passion of helping the less fortunate in the name of Social Development Programs, I have literally re-lived this one lesson time and again. 

Going through my MBA program at FIIB, I have understood the exact meaning of self-growth on a day-to-day basis. The variety of opportunities that this B-school has given me, I have been able to bring substantial development in my leadership skills, emotional intelligence, and cultural awareness. The best part of pursuing an MBA at FIIB is that they teach students not to be just business-relevant but also to be socially relevant. 

After completing my Social Internship Program at FIIB, I was quite impressed by the thought that one could both relate to one’s life’s purpose with passion and also stay motivated and inspired to build a respectful career. As a young millennial and an aspiring manager of today, I felt it’s important for me to contribute my bit in making the world a better place and have started finding and creating opportunities to do so. I’ve volunteered and worked with a lot of NGOs, out of which I learned a lot during my association with Socio story. Socio story is a platform that provides voice and platforms to stories and ideas that make a social impact in order to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations.

I always wanted to achieve a meaningful direction in my life and sense of satisfaction in whatever work I’m associated with. That’s why it feels great when I received the award to unleash the extraordinary potential for my work done in order to make a difference in our society. I would not have achieved this milestone in my career if it was not my call to pursue an MBA in the first place. At that time, I had no idea how much my life was going to change for the better, fill the void of my lost passion and leave an impact on this generation. 

As the saying goes, “no student can climb up the ladder of success if it’s not the mentors who build the rung rightly.” I too have some people to give credit to in my achievements; I couldn’t have done this without such supportive parents, mentors, and teachers in my life. I would like to thank Dr. Nimit Gupta (PGP Chair At FIIB) and Mr. Manoj Pachauri (Founder of Socio Story) who mentored me on a day to day basis, which helped me in both my personal and professional development. They helped me to hone my abilities and skills as well as prepared me for new opportunities. Under their guidance, I’ve learned that mentoring is important in life as it facilitates potential in a being and provides practical advice, encouragement, and support. 

At last, I would like to say that this is the start of my career and I would like to achieve more, but at the same time would also like to keep alive the generosity that I’ve been able to carry within me so far. 

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Juhi is the recipient of the “Campus Connect-REX Karmaveer Global Young Leaders Fellowship & Karmaveer Chakra Awards 2019” instituted by iCONGO in partnership with the United Nations.