Roohia Shahzad
Roohia Shahzad
Student Assistant
Hometown:
Pakistan and Kuwait
High School:
International School of Pakistan, Kuwait
Major:
Information Science
What did you want to be when you were growing up?

I wanted to be a business woman, and I still have the will to own my business someday.

What career are you working toward?

I would like to work in the intersection of technology and information to meet users information needs.

When you were in high school, how did you choose your career path?

It was mostly analyzing the opportunities around me and molding myself into the one that aligns best with my interests. I knew that I wanted to go into STEM, and hence enrolled for IT.

Who inspires you?

I take my big-time inspiration from people in the past, for example Salahudin Ayoubi.

What three traits best describe you?

Adaptability, resilience, and compassion.

What are your skills or talents that most people don’t know about?

I like to do body combat (no contact) as an exercise.

What's your favorite place in the world?

One of them surely is Disneyland.

If you could visit any place you’ve never been, where would you go?

London.

What do you enjoy when you're not working or studying?

Watching TV, working out, exploring restaurants.

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

The last book I read was Atomic Habits and it made positive changes in my life.

What is your favorite meal?

Mama’s Chicken Biryani.

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