Shikha Prabhu

Previous Industry & Function: Apparel and Lifestyle, Channel sales planning
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Intended Industry & Function: Consumer Goods, Brand Management
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Hometown: Mumbai, India; Seattle,WA
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Previous Location: Seattle, WA

Email Address: s.prabhu.2022@marshall.usc.edu

Pronouns:
She/Her/Hers

What surprised you most about Marshall?
How truly diverse the Marshall cohort is in every aspect. I have met with such talented people with varied experiences and backgrounds. It is both exciting and humbling to be part of this cohort.

What do you wish you'd known before attending business school?
How crucial it will be to learn to manage my  time efficiently. There is always a lot happening and you cannot do everything. Between assignments, exams, networking, recruiting and making new friends, first semester will pull you in many directions. Knowing your priorities and using your time efficiently will definitely make life easier.

What leadership positions do you hold at Marshall?
AVP of Skill Building - Graduate Marketing Association, AVP of Marketing - Challenge 4 Charity, AVP of Events - Marshall Wear, Marshall MBA Ambassador

What has been your favorite USC Marshall experience?
Junior Achievement (JA) in a day event. Even though it was online this year, I had an amazing time interacting with the kids and teaching them about finances. It was a wonderful experience.

What is your favorite USC Marshall core class?
Corporate Finance. I was a bit apprehensive about studying finance but was surprised by how much I enjoyed learning a completely new subject.

Which clubs are you involved in?
Graduate Marketing Association, Challenge 4 Charity, Graduate Women In Business, South Asian Business Association, High Tech Association

Why did you choose Marshall?
Great marketing curriculum and the Trojan network

Core:
B

Language Spoken:
English, Hindi

Undergraduate University:
National Institute of Fashion Technology

Shikhadeep Prabhu

Shikha Prabhu

Previous Industry & Function: Apparel and Lifestyle, Channel sales planning
Intended Industry & Function: Consumer Goods, Brand Management
Hometown: Mumbai, India; Seattle,WA
Previous Location: Seattle, WA