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Pallabi Guha
25 Jun 2019 . 1 min read

You Need To Fight For Your Passion like Pallabi Guha


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I am Pallabi Guha, 23 years old and leading the Marketing Department of Holiday Inn Resort in Kolkata. After completing my class 12th (ISC) from Mahadevi Birla Shishu Vihar with Science, I took up Engineering. While pursuing my B.tech from a reputed university something else caught my attention.

Blogging! From the 2nd year of B.Tech, I started blogging as a hobby which turned out to be my passion. I started attending events, talked about them on my social media & blog posts & started networking. Somehow, my classmates were not happy about the same & started taunting me.

I started meeting a lot of marketing professionals & they seemed to like my work. They started taking suggestions from me for planning campaigns & events.

That's when I realised that maybe this is what I want to do. I want to be a Marketer. Through blogging, I am marketing myself, my own brand. Why can't I market something else?

By then, my complete focus shifted from Engineering to Marketing. But at the same time, to keep my family happy, I kept scoring good marks in B. Tech.

When others were focusing on internships related to engineering, I was doing internships related to marketing.

Everyone thought that I was crazy to focus on something which was not even there in the curriculum.

2018, B.Tech was over & I started my career as a Marketing Executive in a start-up company called Autogram.  Jan 2019, I competed against Marketing Professionals with more than 6-7 years of experience for a position in a renowned company.

Feb 2019, I got the job!

InterContinental Hotels Group is a leading multinational hospitality company & handling a project like Holiday Inn Resort Kolkata is challenging yet promising. One of the youngest Marcom.

If a 23-year old can do it, you can do it too!

People will criticize you, will pull you down but you should keep going.

I do what I love & I love what I do.

- That's my story

What is yours?

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Pallabi Guha
My name is Pallabi Guha & I am currently working at Intercontinental Hotels Group as a Marketing Communications Professional. I am one of the youngest Marketing Leaders at IHG & I take care of India's first flagship Holiday Inn Resort (Pre-Opening).

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  • B*****
    Hi Pallabi your story is amazing , your decision shows that you should always follow your heart, all the best and hearty congratulations
  • S*****
    Great work congrats pallavi
  • N*****
    Congrats pallavi 🌹
  • P*****
    Thanks a lot :)
  • A*****
    Congratulations for Ur decision Pallavi as u r not listen Ur critics n proof them wrong with Ur will love u beta n keep urself upon up
  • P*****
    Congrats Pallabi Guha..n all the best for ur future growth in career..I think most of the youngsters will get inspired by ur story..