Shaku Atre is an accomplished entrepreneur and a passionate advocate for helping women around the world develop skills to gain financial independence. Using her own micro-lending money, she has helped a number of young women become successful entrepreneurs in the U.S. and in India. She is a computer technologist who has worked with IBM, the FBI, AT&T, and many other prestigious organizations worldwide, and was a partner at Price Waterhouse Coopers. With her relentless drive to learn new skills, she has achieved her goal of financial independence. Currently a resident of New York City, Shaku grew up in a village in India, in a culture where women generally have a second-class status in society. Her chutzpah and drive for independence in every form stem from her upbringing and education. With the encouragement of an independent-thinking and supportive mother in India and an “adopted” mother in Germany, Shaku has fought her way past sexual and cultural biases.
To become financially independent, your money has to make more money. Besides having money, women should have a very good quality of life. In 10 Steps to Achieve Financial Independence, Shaku Atre puts these ten succinct steps together in an easy and digestible format.
In order to acquire lucrative jobs today, women have to learn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, as well as medicine—also known as STEM skills. To become financially independent, your money has to make more money. 7 Computer Skills You Must Have to Survive & Prosper in Today's World will help women do just that.