Lawyer Turned Entrepreneur, Relationship Expert And
April 2, 2010
Alright folks, so, today, under the “
” series, I have
, a lawyer
who decided to become not just an entrepreneur but a relationship expert and matchmaker… (I
know it’s hard to believe, eh…) So, let’s talk to her and find out, how it all happened…
Who are you and what kind of corporate job were you at?
I am a lawyer turned entrepreneur, relationship expert and matchmaker who founded
“Intersections Matchmaking,” the only elite personalized service for singles of South Asian
Previously, I practiced law in San Francisco and Chicago.
I have a B.A. and M.A. in
Philosophy from Vanderbilt University and earned my J.D. from the University of Michigan
What made you leave the job? When did you realize that you wanted to be an entrepreneur
I had always wanted to pursue an entrepreneurial venture aligned with my values and
professional Indian-American woman raised in the U.S. with an appreciation for the successful
blending of Indian and American cultures, I knew there was a need for someone in the South
Asian community who could relate first-hand to the challenges of juggling professional, social,
and personal demands.
My first-hand experience motivated me to create a premium national
service which could be effectively leveraged by selective professionals nationwide wishing to
focus on finding that special someone, while at the same time maintaining demanding schedules.