Spotlight Series: Prajakta Samant
Prajakta Samant started her career with Accenture in 2006 as a Java developer and switched to Salesforce in 2009. She works for Eternus Solutions, based in Pune, India, as a Solution Architect. In addition to attending various inspiring user groups in her home town and speaking at community events such as Jaipur Dev Fest, Prajakta also leads the Women Who Code Pune initiative, inspiring women to excel in technology careers. She strives to make the world a better place by being kind to others. Her favourite book is “The Myth of the Nice Girl” by Fran Hauser.
Tell us how you heard about Ladies Be Architects?
“It was on Twitter that I first learnt about this group being run and have been a avid follower since.”
What feelings did Ladies Be Architects inspire within you?
“Being a WiT [woman in technology] is tough but not impossible if you are willing to go the extra mile with efforts.”
Tell us why the architect journey is important to you
“It keeps me motivated and forces me to not be complacent when it comes to learning Salesforce”
What’s the next step for you on your Journey to CTA?
“Create a study plan for each of the certifications and follow it diligently.”
What’s next for Prajakta? She’s appearing at Jaipur Dev Fest as a Circles of Success expert!