“If you don’t create that visibility, if you don’t share your knowledge both internally and externally, people aren’t thinking about you every minute. They’re not going to go out of their way to find out what you’re doing, why it’s working, how you’re making an impact. You really have to tell them.”
Farzana tells us how knocking on closed doors has benefited her career. She also shares how not getting into the MBA program at Columbia led to her founding her first company, and how not winning her first Facebook Innovation Competition led to a sweeter win down the line.