By Nina Lobo and Sanjna Malpani

So you’ve taken the plunge and signed an offer to work at a startup — congratulations! You’re on an extremely exciting path that’s going to be full of adventure and learning opportunities: get ready to dive in headfirst. …


A question that I’ve often heard asked is “how do I know if an early stage startup is worth working for?”. Having worked at three VC-backed startups internationally (both in Silicon Valley and Nairobi), I firmly believe that the best learning opportunities stem from working at early stage companies. However…


My whole life I’d been under the impression that working in sales was a relatively unimpressive job that didn’t take much — apart from having a charming smile and the ability to spin tales. In fact, this aversion to working in sales was so extreme that even while I was…


Coming off of the largest off-grid energy conference — GOGLA’s Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo in Nairobi earlier this week — I was pleasantly surprised by the large number of people that were there looking to break into the energy access sector! …


Earlier this month, I was lucky to be able to attend the first “India Distributed Energy Forum and Expo” (IDEF) held in New Delhi. IDEF explored India’s off-grid energy sector and was organized by some of the most influential global leaders in the space — such as GOGLA (the voice…


Transitioning to a new industry can be rough — it doesn’t matter if you’re a fresh graduate or someone who’s been in the workforce for many years — everyone faces the same struggles. The renewable energy industry in the United States is its own special beast though; and with all…

Sanjna Malpani

Cleantech, Mobility & Energy access enthusiast. Former Tree-hugger @Yale; Splitting my time between Bombay & Nairobi but my heart is in San Francisco.

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