Chandra Sahu, 25, left a job in investment banking during the so-called Great Resignation last year, eager to find work that offered more flexibility. The New York City resident said she looked for work that fulfilled her “top priorities,” allowing her to demonstrate her “agency and creativity,” and landed at a startup.
“I wanted to work in a space where I was working closely with a team, where it still had kind of that rapid energy that you have in banking, but super-focused on a user and a problem space,” Sahu said.
Being able to pursue her interests outside of work was also important to Sahu. “I’ve really tried to prioritize making space for habits in my life, and ultimately lead to the kind of life I want to live,” she said.
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