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Nov 25, 2021
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Ria is our gem! She has been working with us for 5 years and she is always very friendly and very helpful. She is our student Support Coordinator and she makes sure our students feel supported throughout their whole journey with Orange!
If you see her at our Port Melbourne campus, come and say Hi!
Do you want to know more about her? Check out this interview!

Name: Ria Desai
Favourite quote: “No one is you and that’s your Superpower”

What do you do at Orange? – I work at Orange as a Student Support Coordinator. My role is to ensure students are happy and feel supported throughout their journey at Orange.

What do you like about working at Orange?- I have been working with Orange since 2017 and it has been an amazing journey. What I love about my job is the people I work with and the freedom of creating the way of working which works best for me. Managers have always been supportive of my new ideas which I extend the same to people who report to me.

What’s your background? Where did you grow up? – I grew up in Mumbai (India). My childhood was wonderful. I grew up reading a lot of books and I was a big fan of sketching animated characters. I have a lot of memories with my family and friends which I always cherish.

What are the values that drive you? Positivity, Kindness and Integrity.

Your top 3 favourite Podcasts/Books? – I love listening to Simon Sinek Podcast. My favourite Podcasts are “A bit of everything with Adam Grant”, ” The value of failing with Suneel Gupta” and “Gratitude with Carolyn Adams”

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working? – I enjoy catching up with my friends, sketching and listening to music.


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