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“Freelancer in India to Architect in Kansas” – Stuck in the US due to COVID

Join us to enjoy an informative and interesting interview with a young architect from India that has traveled across the globe, while also diversifying her income streams to become recession resistant. More recently, Moukthika has been given a J1 visa extension due to the COVID Pandemic, which has kept her from her family for over two years now. Learn more about her story!

Moukthika Reddy Pala is our guest for this weeks Architect-US Interview Series with our CEO Patricia GarciaShe studied Architecture at the Institute of Architecture and Planning, Nirma University, and started creating her own freelance business for computer technical work.

We are sure this will be a very insightful and resourceful interview for you to gain a better sense of what it takes to make it to the USA as an Architect or Designer.👍 Especially for those young architects that are moving from the Far East to the West, and the J1 Visa Experience is their first professional opportunity in the USA.

The interview will be live on Architect-US Instagram on Wednesday, October 28th, 12 PM EST (🗽 time) We’ll be also streaming live from all our channels: Facebook | LinkedIn | Youtube | Instagram


Our CEO Patricia Garcia will introduce you to and guide the audience through the interview, while trying to highlight the experiences and knowledge that Moukthika is able to provide us. She won her Bachelors in Architecture from the  Institute of Architecture and Planning, Nirma University, and more recently has gotten the opportunity to work at B+A Architecture in Kansas City for more than a year. They will also go into the following:

✅ Her experience dealing with COVID towards end of J1 Visa experience

✅ What the J1 Visa Extension process was like and what to expect

✅ Professional differences between East and West, more specifically India vs Kansas

✅ How she leveraged her computer tech experience to be recession resistant!

Now she wants to share her stories about her entrepreneurial ventures, how she weathered the storm by having diverse skills, and some key cultural differences she sees between the USA and India!

Learn from  Moukthika, so you TOO can travel the world and work remotely as a young Architect!

What would you ask Moukthika about her career so far? Let us know if you have any questions or concerns you would like us to ask her about during the interview!!  👇👇👇


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