“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Rohn
SAI Alumni Talk endeavors to pave a way for interaction between our alumni and our current batch of SAIoneers, to inspire them to dream big and achieve their dreams. It is a brilliant medium for you to interact with your seniors and learn from their experiences. You will know directly from them the processes to get into the fields and areas of your interest. These sessions will not only widen your knowledge horizon but also your career prospects.
Alumna Sonali Sharma from the Class of 2012 delivered the SAI Alumni Talk on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The former Head Girl of SIS had pursued her BA, LLB from National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru and later joined Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co as an Associate. The young girl has a broad and in-depth Internship experience in prestigious Law firms and under the mentorship of renowned personalities.
She provided valuable advice to the students from Classes IX to XII from SIS and SIRS on different areas of expertise in Law, on how to prepare for various Law entrance examinations and on key attributes of becoming a successful lawyer. She shared her three mantras of success like faith in self, making the right choice and seeking help without hesitation.
Thanking her Chairman Sir, ‘Dr Bijaya Kumar Sahoo, Sonali said, ‘You pushed me to my best potential’. She thanked her alma mater for inculcating the timeless values that helped her to propel ahead with confidence in life.
The all-rounder Sonali achieved State Rank 3 in Commerce stream, in Class XII Board exam and was the recipient of the Emerging Global SAIoneer Award. The humble and enterprising girl was also a sports enthusiast and a graceful Kathak dancer.