Ankita Singh

Ankita Singh has been a part of the Souqalmal team since July 2015. Her career journey includes working as a research analyst with McKinsey & Company in Dubai and a banker at HDFC Bank in India. She holds an MBA Degree from Symbiosis University and a Bachelors Degree in economics from Delhi University. When she's not busy writing for Souqalmal, she's either reading, writing whimsical poetry or planning her next big holiday.

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