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#2021inStories: From People, Culture & Beyond, Bringing You the Best of Life at BYJU’S

Team StoryWeavers|December 31, 2021, 11:43 IST| 2
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In a year that’s been nothing short of extraordinary, if there’s one thing that has helped us connect and create a sense of community and shared experiences, it’s the power of storytelling. Through inspiring, powerful, moving and heartwarming conversations, BYJUites have opened up for us a glimpse into their professional journeys, their motivations, the life at BYJU’S, and the reason why the learning revolution has become their mission. 

As we near the end of 2021, we are taking a look back at this treasure trove of stories. What can be a better way to learn, draw inspiration from, and even find relatability than with fellow BYJUites who navigated work and life, just as we did, through these unique times. 

Here’s the best of #LifeAtByjus:

Anita Kishore on How BYJU’S is Setting New Benchmarks in the EdTech Industry

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“Teaching has always been my passion. I’ve been teaching ever since middle school. So when there was an opportunity to teach and make an impact on tens of thousands of children back then and millions of children now, taking up the opportunity was a no brainer” says Anita Kishore, Chief Strategy Officer.  

Watch the maverick teacher share her decade-long journey, the reason why Roger Federer is her biggest role model, and her advice for young professionals in our anniversary-special series, ConsisTENt. 

<Watch the entire ConsisTENt series here>

Love for the Craft and Desire to Create an Impact: What Makes a BYJU’S Techie?

On Engineer’s Day, we took a deep dive into the workings and culture of BYJU’S tech teams to figure out what goes into the making of cutting edge products. We also learned how the “intersection of creativity and imagination” plays a role in turning a vision into reality – and how this serves as the ultimate boost for an engineer or product builder, crafting new and improved learning experiences. 

Hear it straight from our power duo – Ranjit Radhakrishnan, Chief Product Officer, and Prakash Ramachandran, Chief Technology Officer.

<Click here to watch>

<Click here for stories of our rockstar techies>

On Teachers’ Day, Hear From BYJU’S Academic Experts on How They Are Reinventing & Learning

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The role of a teacher – educating and shaping young minds – comes with great responsibilities. And in these trying times, it has certainly assumed a whole new meaning. On Teachers’ Day, we take a look at some of these stories of BYJU’S academic specialists and learning content developers. These brilliant professionals are revisiting their own styles and methods in order to become good learners and even better teachers.  

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‘Keep Your Eyes on Your Goals’: Nomaan Ellahi Shares his Mantra to Stay on Top

In BYJU’S Super Five — a mini-series that spotlights BYJUites who have been with us for five years or more — we present you, Nomaan Ellahi. In a quick tête-à-tête, the Assistant General Manager (Sales) shares his mantra to stay ahead in the game, his best memory at BYJU’S and productivity tips to stay motivated in these extraordinary times. 

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<More from the BYJU’S Super 5 series>

Ultramarathoner Nandhirajan Shares his Daily Habits for Productivity

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First in the family to become a graduate, Nandhirajan says he never thought he would be able to continue his education after class 10. However, with sheer willpower and determination, he completed his schooling and college education all the while juggling multiple part-time jobs. Now, a manager at BYJU’S, Nandhi — who is also an ultramarathoner — builds applications for the Sales and User Experience departments.

<Click here to read his story>

Aditi Lath on How Diversity Leads to Innovation in Technology

“The most exciting part about my role is the opportunity I get to solve puzzles,” says Aditi Lath, Cloud Native Security Architect at BYJU’S. Watch her talk about the relevance of cloud technology and the need for diversity in the tech field in our recurring series, People Who Make BYJU’S.

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Helping Hands: Meet the BYJUites Leading the Way With Their Covid Relief Efforts

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When the second wave of Covid-19 struck, some incredible BYJUites went above and beyond to aid relief efforts and bolster initiatives to safeguard the health and safety of people across India. Here’s the story of three such individuals – Heera Jaan Shaik, Shaik Javeed, and Arif Ali – who led not only led the relief work but also set precedents on community involvement and the culture of BYJU’S. 

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International Women’s Day: BYJUites Shed Light On How To Be A Better Ally

When women across the world are assuming key strategic roles, demonstrating everything that’s possible when they take their rightful place on the table, a question facing us is: what’s next? What more can be done to ensure a level playing field and to encourage young girls to step up and take charge without any fear or hesitation?

The women at BYJU’S have an answer. Watch them share their take on how to be a better ally. 

<Click here to watch> 

Building a Culture of Holistic Well-being: How BYJU’S is Supporting Employee Wellness

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Holistic well-being means going beyond physical health and taking into account other factors — emotional, mental and social — that impact the health and wellness of BYJUites. At BYJU’S, we are taking conscious steps to evaluate our work practices and policies and imbibe certain mindful practices. This includes mental health initiatives like Let’s Talk, encouraging regular check-ins and creating a culture of recognition. 

<Click here to read more about our employee policies and benefits>

Here’s How You Can Manage Good Nutrition While Working From Home

With people continuing to work remotely, unhealthy eating habits have seeped into the lifestyle. Especially during a busy day at work, it’s quite likely that you have been missing out on meals or binging on junk food. This can cause nutritional imbalance and halt your productivity. But fret not, with a few simple changes to your daily routine, you can balance working from home and staying healthy.

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And that’s a wrap! With this, we close another exciting year full of learning, innovation, celebration, and of course, some of the most incredible stories. To quote JK Rowling, “There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place.” 

Our appetite is whetted. We cannot wait to hear and tell your stories!

Head to Life at BYJU’S to learn more about our work, people, and the stories that make us unique. To explore job opportunities, check out Careers at BYJU’S.  

About the Author

After spending six years in newsrooms – of all shapes and sizes – Sutrishna is back to her one true love: storytelling. She strongly believes, stories have the power to inspire, encourage, and instill change. And if nothing else, bring people together through a sense of shared experiences. Write to her at or Share a compelling story or just drop in a ‘hi’.

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Ashwani Kumar

December 31, 2021



December 31, 2021

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language
And next year’s words await another voice.
And to make an end is to make a beginning.” ―


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