Sogeti UK – Twinkle Mishra, Principal Consultant

We interviewed Twinkle Mishra, Principal Consultant at Sogeti UK on her experience and thoughts on diversity in tech.


  1. What does your job role involve?

My role as a Principal Consultant involves helping the clients ensure that their applications are performing at optimum levels in terms of availability, resource utilization, scalability and reliability.


  1. What made you choose a career in technology?

As far as I remember, Computer Science has always fascinated me. I was thrilled at how we can achieve so much with just a few pieces of code. My fascination towards computers amplified with time and it became an obvious career option for me.


  1. Did you study an IT or technology related subject at A-Level or University?

Yes, I hold a master’s degree in computer applications. I also have a bachelor’s degree in computer applications.


  1. Do you think there is a lack of diversity in the IT and tech sector?

No, I don’t think there is lack of diversity in IT and tech sector. Throughout my career, I had the opportunity to connect with people from various parts of the world with different culture, colour and sex.


  1. What do you think the main issue is with the lack of diversity?

Well, the short answer is that I do not feel that there is a lack of diversity in IT sector.


  1. Did you experience any barriers getting into technology?

Not any major barriers but as a woman, sometimes it becomes difficult to have a good work life balance especially when you are a mother.


  1. What does diversity and inclusion mean to you?

Diversity and inclusion for me means that you should always be treated equally and fairly no matter where you are coming from or what colour you are or what your gender is.


  1. Have you ever experienced discrimination in the workplace? If so, how did it make you feel?

No, fortunately I have never faced any discrimination in my workplace. I have always been treated equally, all thanks to the wonderful organizations that I have worked with.