Choosing a career for the future, understanding the depth and breadth of your career, and knowing your priorities as a working parent with Shilpa Tangi Green

In this episode, Lola speaks with Shilpa Tangi Green, a global lead in the commercial IT group at a big Biopharmaceutical company. She has a degree in Electrical Engineering and moved to the US 18 years ago. She has worked in various sectors like fintech, automobile, semiconductors before moving to Healthcare & Lifesciences over 15 years ago. 

In her free time, she enjoys cooking, growing, and tending to vegetables and herbs in the backyard, hiking, or spending time with her 4 children.

In this episode, we discuss:


  • The importance of having a mentor within your company and outside the company you work for
  • Picking a career for the future, not just for the roles available now
  • Key aspects to consider when making the decision to move into new career roles
  • Staying curious to learn and keep up with the changing world around us
  • Understanding the depth and breadth of your career in order to thrive
  • Advice and insights for working parents and why you need to understand your priorities
  • Core questions to consider if you are thinking about changing industries


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More about Thriving in Intersectionality Podcast:


Welcome to the “Thriving in Intersectionality” podcast. A podcast created to help you learn from professionals in the workplace who have multiple intersectional identities; from ethnic minorities, veterans transitioning into the workforce, individuals with disabilities, parents, and so many more. 


Hosted by Lola Adeyemo, who is the CEO of EQI Mindset and the founder of the nonprofit Immigrants in Corporate Inc, her mission is to work with organizations to build more inclusive workplaces.


This podcast was built to amplify the voices of leaders and immigrants in the corporate workplace and to give insights and guidance so people can move past their “barriers” and advance in their professional careers.


Through interviews and solo episodes, Lola will examine this global world of work. We hope that you can learn a thing or two from our guests, who have a range of experiences and stories to share. Join Lola as we meet new people who are successfully navigating the corporate space.


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