July 9, 2020

Shalmali Shahane: How Being an International Student Changed My Life


Shalmali Shahane is a creative strategic marketer who intertwines insightful data with the power of storytelling. Born and raised in India, she immigrated to the U.S in 2018 to pursue a post-baccalaureate education at New York University and has worked a variety of marketing positions ranging from creative visualizer to marketing assistant and as President of the graduate student council at NYU. Shalmali graduated with a Master of Science in Integrated Marketing - Marketing Analytics, and is utilizing her skill-set to help all types of businesses strengthen current and new customer relationships. She is also a sustainability enthusiast and tries to infuse it in her personal and professional life in creative ways. To learn more about Shalmali and follow her journey, check out the links below!

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shalmali-shahane-3a35b772/

Chapter Markers: 

  • 00:00 - Introduction - Shalmali Shahane
  • 01:00 - New ICE regulations and their effect on international students
  • 06:30 - Shal's early beginnings in India
  • 15:25 - Gratitude vs Compliance culture
  • 24:37 - Struggles of an international student
  • 33:20 - Sustainability
  • 40:15 - Shal's approach to marketing
  • 47:27 - Advice for future international students
  • 50:04 - Finding a hobby and lasting thoughts


*Intro/Outro Music (Causmic): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCptYdIghPgmOl8opbjZrcuA

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