Life of a Global Desi

2. Why are Indians obsessed with Engineering, MBA and Medicine?

February 14, 2020

Growing up Indian (especially in the 90s/early 2000s), why did adults make it sound like Engineering (followed by MBA) or Medicine were the only real career options? What post-colonial structures, deep-rooted insecurities, and risk averse mindsets contribute to this phenomenon that result in this prevalent stereotype? What are some sure shot advantages to following the herd vs. breaking free to follow your true calling? Are GenZers are making their own rules and are adults attempting to grow with the times? 

Join us as we explore these questions on this Episode. And a big reveal about what we studied growing up -- no surprises there! Share your career stories with us! Write to us at LifeofaGlobalDesi@gmail.com, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook. Keep listening & stay curious!

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