Deepa Purushothaman, managing principal in the Social Impact service line of Deloitte Consulting, tells Alpha Risingabout how she has been mistaken for the person who serves coffee, as opposed to the partner on the job.
Purushothaman, who is also the national managing director of WIN, Deloitte's Women's Initiative, which is dedicated to building opportunity, enrichment, and new thinking around talent and inclusion in the workforce, tells us how she turned an uncomfortable situation into a WIN.
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