Name: Atika Sharma
Birth Place: I was born in Jammu and currently residing in New Delhi.
Academic Qualification: B.Sc. Life sciences, M.Sc. Biotechnology
College name: B.Sc. Life Sciences from Government Degree College, Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, India (Admission batch: 2013)
M.Sc. Biotechnology from Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, Chandigarh, India (Admission batch: 2017)
Languages you speak/write: English, Hindi, Dogri
What do you do?
I am a former scientist holding experience in research and development, now walking my feet down the path to build my career in medical writing.
What’s the best part of your profession? What made you choose this profession?
The best part is interacting with people through science.
Drive towards healthcare and technology made me choose this profession.
Do you like reading? What was the last thing you read?
I love reading. I usually read scientific articles and science books.
The last book that I read was Immunology by Kuby.
What is your favorite dish?
Danthal (cauliflower stalk)
How would your friend describe you?
Caring, empathetic, funny
Who would you like to travel with?
What is your least favourite subject?
What’s something you wish to change about the world?
I dream of creating flexible employment opportunities for women who are mostly forced to leave their job after marriage.
If your journey was a movie, what would it be called?
A Fibro Girl
What are you passionate about?
Music, Science, Art
The moment when I got selected as a scientist in a pharma company - Biocon.
Describe yourself using 3 words
Creative, explorer, science enthusiast
What do you love to do in your leisure time?
What aspect of your personality would you change if you could?
Being over-emotional sometimes.
What do you hate the most?
I hate people having a sense of entitlement.
If given a choice, what alternate career would you have opted for?
What is your dream travel destination?
Northern lights, Alaska
Where would you like to work in the future?
Medical Writing Firm
Finally, a Quote you relate to.
"Treat energy the same way you treat money. It is a finite resource that needs to be wisely managed and invested" - Dandapani