In less than 4 weeks I am travelling to the US for the first time. This is a big, big deal because it's also the first time I am stepping out of my country. JOYN's manufacturing wing is based in a small town in the foothills of the Himalayas in north India named Dehradun. I was born and raised here. As is the case with all small towns, as soon as we begin school our aim is to move away to bigger cities or even abroad.
I have always loved my town and of the 5 big cities and 3 smaller cities I have lived in, nowhere else feels like home the way Dehradun does.
There is a phrase in my country used for people like me. In English it translates something like this: a frog in the well who refuses to step out of her comfort zone and see the world and gain new experiences.
I find my little well a magical place with new experiences and so much to learn each day. Since I have been at JOYN, I keep discovering tunnels and alleys in my well that take me on marvellous adventures and give me new experiences.
I am excited about my time in the US, not only because I get to see a new country and its culture but also because I get to spend time with people I have come to regard as family and community. They are some of the finest women I have met and I am looking forward to learning more about the sales and marketing side of our business as well as exploring the US with these remarkable ladies.
Please follow me as I learn on this new adventure.
Talk to you soon.
JOYN, Director of Operations