From Turing Tech to University of Manchester
Mehwish tells us her experiences while working at Turing Technologies as a Frontend Developer.
I mainly got my early education from Rawalpindi. My schooling was from SLS and Dr. AQ Khan. Then for my pre-engineering, I went to APS. Later, I got my bachelor's degree from FAST in Computer Science.
Since my previous work model was remote, nothing social was involved even when the covid lockdown was taken off. So, I thought of applying to Turing Technologies for a change in my work style and routine and Turing Technologies did not disappoint at all.
As a frontend developer, I am currently leading a team of developers and collectively we are working on one of it's SaaS products involving multiple 3rd party integrations. Along with implementing features, assigning tasks, and code reviews, I lead team stand-ups on a daily basis.
As a frontend team lead, I and my team have our priorities straight, like:
For now, I am soon going to start my Masters in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Manchester. I have been looking for a master's abroad since 2020 to enhance my skill set and now I have an opportunity to expand my knowledge from website development to data science and artificial intelligence.
For me and my family this idea of going away from family, as a girl, that too alone is nothing new. As my elder sister is also in the UK for her studies. I am excited and nervous at the same time as it is going to be quite challenging to come out of my comfort zone but I believe it is going to be worth it. It will take a few weeks for me to first settle down there and get used to the British lifestyle.
Yes, Turing Technologies has been very supportive of me throughout the process. I will be working with Turing Tech throughout my educational journey abroad. That’s one of the main perks of working at Turing Tech that you can work from anywhere and I am extremely thankful to them for supporting my journey.
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