Hello World. I'm Ankita.

Technology, Innovation, Impact. Humor on the side.

Oh, Education – What Have You Done?

My family moved to Texas right as I entered the 6th grade. My new school district had something called the “Gifted & Talented” program. It was marketed to my parents … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Strangers, Then Fiction”

I became highly interested in psychology when I was quite young. During one “researching” escapade—while reading anything [kid-friendly] that made sense of human senses in a rather senseless/irrational world—I realized … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blindness To The Human Condition

We didn’t go on  international trips too often, but, whenever we did, my parents would encourage my siblings and I to dream up and execute some sort of community service … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Brain Games

When I was a child I used to make up monthly “themes” for myself, which mostly consisted of learning everything I could and immersing myself in said theme. One month … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

The [Dead?] Art of Navel Gazing

Practically everything in my line of work is fast-paced: you go in, you spend a few weeks/months figuring out solutions to clients’ thorniest business problems, you show them a new … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Importance of Freaking Out

I wouldn’t necessarily call myself a worrier — I have no irrational phobias — but every now and then, I come across something that will really freak me out. A … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Happier” in a week

Supposedly, 20- and 30- year olds are “narcissistic praise hounds now taking over the office” (CBS News) and “lazy, entitled, selfish and shallow” (Time Magazine). And yet, others consider these millennials … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · 1 Comment