Once upon a time, there was a girl who was living the good life in New York, USA… Me.
Hi, I’m Ankitaa
Going back to my story – I was working as a Business Analyst in one of the oldest toy companies in the world, and life was good.
But being a single child, I used to be a bit concerned about my parents living alone in Assam (India). And while I loved my job, I wanted an identity of my own. I wanted to be more than an employee. It also didn’t help that I used to feel homesick, especially around the holidays.
So when my long-time boyfriend proposed and asked me to come back to India to get married, I promptly sold off my Lexus, spent a week in Manhattan saying goodbye to my life, and zoomed back to India.
A big fat Indian wedding followed and I embarked on a journey into the unknown – the trials and joys of inter-caste marriage, and the trials and tribulations of working from home!
With my previous experience in website development, writing, and programming, I started freelancing through the website called Rent-A-Coder (now called Freelancer.com). Not by choice though. I was simply too over-qualified to apply for positions locally.
It was going good for a while, but again I was back on my journey of finding my identity. I wanted more. I wanted to be more than my father’s daughter and my husband’s wife.
So inspired by my businessman husband, I founded my firm, AnksImage (anks shortened from my name, Ankitaa, like the way some of my colleagues used to call me back in USA, and image referring to custom solutions which I would be providing to my clients).
And that’s how I, Ankitaa Gohain Dalmia, founded AnksImage in 2008.
Now with over 10 years of experience, I create and implement custom digital marketing solutions for brands worldwide. I work with brands to deliver high-quality online customer experiences, and improve the overall ROI.
You can check my profile: LinkedIn