Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Meet Manju, Sr. Systems Engineer
In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, our Asian American Business Resource Group (BRG) is excited to highlight several of our Team Members all month long. This month is a time to connect with our Asian, Asian American, and Pacific American Team Members and neighbors in celebration of the incredible diversity from South Asian and Southeast Asian to East Asian, West Asian, and Pacific Island cultures and beyond.
This week's #TeamMemberTuesday is featuring Manju, Sr. Systems Engineer on our Human Resources Support team in Pittsburgh, PA!
What is your job title? And what do you love most about your job?
My job title is Senior Systems Engineer.
The great work culture and the continuous learning opportunities Giant Eagle offers are the two things I love most about my job.
What is your proudest accomplishment?
The proudest accomplishment in my professional life was utilizing the opportunity to work in the USA, besides the challenges and risks on the personal front.
What does Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month mean to you?
It allows us to honor the Asian American history-makers and their contributions to America’s history. It also serves as a reminder of the need for teaching inclusion and spreading visibility of AAPI experiences.
How has your heritage and the experience of being Asian in the U.S. shaped the person you are today?
My Indian heritage and culture has shaped me into a strong person, with solid spiritual and religious foundations. It also helped me to work hard towards my goals in life.
Does your family have any traditions that are especially important to you?
As a family, we celebrate various Indian traditions and festivals that help build us into a strong family, and we pass them on to the next generation.
What are some interesting hobbies or talents that most people may not know about you?
I enjoy the time with my daughter. We both love to dance together.