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Many pet projects have proved to be a failure and that was the time when Reddy accepted the challenge to take up the opportunity of communicating from India with the Facebook abroad. Already a trainer for many years, I had to start from the scratch by being an advisor to the company. For a better experience, please upgrade your browser here. As an intern, she would help the author with the programming examples in his book.

Ariya is starting 7th grade in In such a scenario, it is heartening to note that the first employee that Facebook hired for its India office was Kirthiga Reddy. She had to actually open the office shutters on day one. Please follow and like us: I had worked hard to build our business over the past several years; it was time to show that I had what it took to rise to the top. Do I have what it takes? Over the course of 3 years, Facebook has witnessed a rapid growth in its user base in India along with impressive brand and business engagement.


While it was very hard to consider going back to work so quickly, I returned to work thanks to the help of my wonderfully supportive husband and parents. With her passion for learning and the courage to take risks, Kirthiga Reddy is all set to take the tech world head on! I also thoroughly enjoyed the time with my three-year-old, Ashna and with my husband. Ariya was one and a half years old by that point; Ashna was four.

Inspiring Woman Of The Day. She has big plans at Facebook. Kirthiga Reddy is born and raised in India. You might also like. Post her graduation, she moved to Nagpur with her parents. At Facebook India office, Kirthiga Reddy had to start from scratch when she joined it in July as its first employee. This opened the floodgates of doubt. Fight That Mommy Guilt.

According to an update on her Facebook page Reddy said she would be relocating to the United States in the next months. Kirthiga Reddy, FB India head”. Facts about Kirthiga Reddy: Mumbai, Bangalore, Gurugram and Hyderabad. The Times Of India.

There was a time when Facebook did not have any office in India and did not know how to communicate business with the country. Content Marketing That Works. After some assistance to Yashavant Kanetkar on books on programming examples, she then moved to the United States of America.

Reddy has hands on experience in some top notch companies kirthiba Motorola and Silicon Graphics. Personally, I saw that time as one of huge learning, growth and impact.


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It also showed impressive kirthita and business engagements. I was working toward a director-level impact at my prior company when I went on maternity leave with my second child, Ariya; my company had a six-week maternity policy. Dev and has two daughters — Ashna and Ariya.

View all articles by Admin Big Success Story. Reddy has worked with established companies such as Silicon Graphics and Motorola.

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It is doubtless that racism has always been an issue with Indians in the overseas countries. A dedicated, loyal and amazing woman, Shruti Sharma is a post graduate in Management M. It led to out-of-box resolutions like travelling with Ariya, finding local babysitters, and nursing her between work meetings.

An amazing career graph to be charted by any woman! She began her career with Facebook from the scratch.

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She has worked in several prestigious companies such as Motorola and Silicon Graphics — were she was the youngest director of engineering and the only woman at that level in her team. Reddy had earlier been with well-known companies such as Silicon Graphics and Motorola.

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