A senior brand planner and strategist at OgilvyOne Worldwide in India, Swati Shivshankar '13 was recently named to IMPACT's Top 30 Under 30 India. The award is similar to the Forbes 30 under 30 in the United States.
"It means everything especially because you are under 30, and you are at the bottom of the rung,â€ said Shivshankar from Mumbai, India. She has been at her position for three years and works on major accounts such as Dove and others.
"When you get recognized by the industry, it really is a great acknowledgement of all the hard work you've put in," she added. "But it is also a reminder that it's only just the beginning, and I have to outdo myself in the future. I was absolutely delighted and honored. It was a very special feeling and an excellent start to 2017."
The was the fourth edition of IMPACT's Top 30 Under 30, which recognizes the 30 most talented individuals under the age of 30 in Indian creative, media and digital agencies.
Shivshankar, who majored in communication and economics at Wittenberg, was nominated by her boss for the award. She said she was humbled to see the support from members of her organization as many of her co-workers attended the awards ceremony.