Ushma J. Suvarnakar

Executive Summary: Ushma J. Suvarnakar, CMP, MTA

Ushma J. Suvarnakar, CMP, MTA, the annual meetings manager of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, hopes to learn a thing or two about coding this year.

On my desk right now

Pictures of my amazing family and stacks of magazines that I’m trying to find time to read

My three goals for 2014

  1. Take another international trip
  2. Spoil my beautiful niece
  3. Learn how to code

Who I’m following on Twitter


What I do when I’m not at work

Spend time with my family and friends, travel, work out, sleep, read, and shop

My favorite blog

I have an unhealthy obsession with reading BuzzFeed articles.

The best advice I ever got

My dad always instilled the importance of having a sense of humility. I wouldn’t be able to get through a day if I couldn’t find a way to laugh at myself.

My media mix

Music: My taste changes daily, but lately I’ve been stuck on the Spotify ’90s Smash Hits playlist

TV: “The Mindy Project,” “Scandal,” “The League”

Magazines: When I have time, Fast Company, Convene, and some mindless, trashy mags that I’m embarrassed to admit

If I weren’t doing this, I’d …

I absolutely love what I do, but if I had to pick, I’d love to be a technology gadget tester.

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