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
- Take another international trip
- Spoil my beautiful niece
- 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.