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Actuary of the future: Neha Podar

Employer and area of work
Registered student of the Institute of Actuaries of India, and the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK. 
Also an undergraduate student of Mumbai University.

How would your best friend describe you?
Tenacious and collaborative.

What motivates you?
Success stories.

What would be your personal motto?
To maintain a proper work-life balance.

Who do you admire most and why?
This one is a cliché — my parents. I love the way they handle things.

What is your most ‘actuarial’ habit?
Taking calculated risks.

How do you relax away from the office?
Have an outing with friends and family.

Alternative career choice?
French interpreter.

Tell us something unusual about yourself
Blood tests excite me.

What’s your most treasured possession?
My Indian-ness.

If you ruled the world, what would you change first?
Youth empowerment. There are a number of youngsters who need proper guidance. After all, they are the future.