Deepa Rajan is a Product Manager - with strong expertise in supply chain dynamics, algorithms, variable pricing optimisation, business, systems and functional analysis, applied to industries like automotive, hospitality, travel and retail.
She did her masters in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, and engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad. She has worked for JDA, NCR and Microsoft in her career so far.
She writes and debates on the issues relating to women at modern workplaces, plays badminton, and is a voracious She lives with her 2-year old son and husband in Hyderabad.
The birthday party at the Indian office is truly perplexing. The part that I vehemently object to is the serving of the cake/coke/chips. You will notice a strange force move through the group, and almost automatically the men will move to the outer ring and stand aside while the women will take over the serving…