Priyanshi Churiwala

Priyanshi Churiwala
Class Year: 
2017
Job Title / Company: 
Professional Services Senior Analyst, Medallia

Undergraduate Degree: BTech, Electronics and Communications, National Institute of Technology Surat (India)

Why did you choose your program and area of study?

To gain business perspective on technology industry and open myself to domains such as finance, marketing, law.

Briefly describe your Duke Experience.

It was an enriching experience, both in terms of knowledge that I gained and shaping of my personality. Projects at Duke gave me a great perspective on application of my education to the real world, and the classroom experience was amazing in terms of student diversity.

What impact has the degree had on your career?

At my current job, I use a lot of aspects of my degree, including hard skills like data visualization, analysis,  etc., and also soft skills such as team management/project management.

What advice would you give to admitted students who are considering Duke?

Make use of the entire Duke experience, participate in courses/activities from other departments as well.