Richa’s story is about motivation, inspiration, and opportunities. She also likes to experiment in the kitchen, so she may have a fun recipe for your upcoming get-together. Meet Richa Sahai.

What makes you excited to start work each day? 

I am able to provide value to clients – Seeing them using the tools and technology from our project work is very exciting.

What’s your biggest motivation in life?

When I was just one year old, my immigrant parents came to the United States to provide me and my sisters a better life with more opportunities. It brings my mom and dad much happiness to see us succeed, which continues to motivate me.

What is the most important accomplishment of your career? 

Being able to travel abroad for work and see how different cultures balance their unique work/life environments.

What do you do when you are not working?

I am a social person who enjoys time with family and friends, traveling to any and all beachy tropical destinations, and cooking new recipes.

What was your inspiration to enter the technology field? 

A family friend who later became my mentor. He really opened my eyes to the world of technology and the vast opportunities for the future.

Who is your biggest hero? 

My grandmother. I would listen to her stories of the struggles and obstacles she faced to provide for her family. She continues to provide me with strength and inspiration to face adversity. 

What’s the best part about being a Principal Business Analyst?

Having the opportunity to work with and learn about some really cool, cutting-edge technology and apply my learnings to organizations.

How would you describe Trissential in five words or less? (or more, we don’t mind)

Talented and brilliant team of people with close-knit work culture.

What would you be doing if you hadn’t gone into technology consulting? 

I enjoy teaching and coaching younger generations and would envision myself as a mentor or guidance counselor.

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