Women’s History Month – Uma Chowhan

This March, during Women’s History Month, EquiLend will be featuring Q&As with some of the EquiLend women who are helping to shape our business!

Uma Chowhan

Client Relationship Management

Who are the women who inspire you the most, and why?

My mom is the person that inspires me the most. My mom is the kindest and most selfless person I know, and despite what life throws at her she remains strong and determined as ever, and I admire that. I’m not the kind of person to shy away from challenges, and part of that comes from growing up watching her. 

What advice would you give your younger self?

  • Stop worrying about the little things that won’t even matter a few years from now. Focus on the bigger picture and the people that you want surrounding you in the future.
  • Learn to code, and learn technical skills earlier on, and get into that program.
  • Travel more, go on those spontaneous trips and just enjoy life.

As we’re celebrating Women’s History Month, what advice would you give to any women reading this?

  • Don’t get wrapped up in what other people around you are doing, or what you think you should be doing, or what people say you should be doing. You know what you want, so work for it.

  • Don’t worry about having the most amount of friends; strive harder to make a few good friends. Those relationships are the people that will shape you and support you.

  • Be the best version of yourself.