Tag Archives: transition

Reflections on My Uber Layoff

This is not a story about success. Rather, it’s one about failure and how I picked myself up from where I fell. About three months ago on Monday, October 14th, Uber downsized for the third round, and my whole team was affected. I remember the out-of-body, surreal feeling after being called to a mandatory but […]

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My Path to Becoming a Murican

On Tuesday, July 10th 2018, I became an American citizen. This once-in-a-lifetime process only took me 10 years – 5 years securing a working permit through the green card application, and 5 years waiting to be naturalized, an upgrade from a permanent resident to a citizen. Even though I couldn’t sleep very well the night […]

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The Next Chapter

Sitting in front of my laptop and watching the flickering of the screen at 6 AM, I am as excited as a school kid waiting for her first day at a new school. Today marks my first day at Uber. During my two-year marathon at Capital One working as a digital analytics manager, I’ve met […]

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