North Kingstown, Rhode Island, Oct 06, 2022, ZEXPRWIRE, Dr. Kriti Mohan has been featured in Forbes in which she talks about how to win in business and medicine.
“Immigrating to the U.S. from India at age eight, Mohan faced ethnic and racial discrimination in grade school.” writes Forbes contributor Melanie Fine.
In the Forbes article, Mohan says “When I was in medical school and residency, the thing that was harder was actually being a girl,” “[My] race was okay. Being a female was what was challenging.”
“I remember hearing when I was in medical school about to start residency, that, ‘You shouldn’t be wearing makeup. You should downplay your femininity.’
“And I got a little flabbergasted. I’m not wearing makeup for you. I’m wearing makeup because I feel like wearing makeup. I’m going to brush my hair because I feel like brushing my hair. And I saw a lot of the women in that residency program who became extremely aggressive and dominant to counteract those things.
“It became a really big thing for me to embrace the fact that I was a woman. That gave me certain advantages and certain disadvantages, but I was going to own who I was.”
Read the full article on Forbes.com.