with Mehak Vohra
Picture this: a boot camp that teaches essential marketing skills + lands you a job in 6 months. That's Skillbank! Anne is joined by special guest Mehak Vohra for a bonus Modern Mindset episode. They cover education reform, the trials and triumphs of entrepreneurship, dropping out of school, and running for mayor…
In this bonus Modern Mindset episode, Anne speaks with Mehak Vohra, CEO and Founder of Skillbank, a media bootcamp + life-long community…
"A modern resume is about experience, trying new things, and putting yourself out there." - Mehak Vohra
Mehak Vohra is the CEO and Founder of SkillBank. She started her career as a computer science student at Purdue University and, after her sophomore year, dropped out at 19 and moved to San Francisco. Her goal was to build the most scalable marketing agency in the world. She ran Jamocha Media for four years, and at her peak, she was generating one to 2 million views per month on LinkedIn. She's also the youngest person to ever run for mayor in San Francisco's history.
Top 10 Takeaways
Quick-share concepts from today’s episode:
Skillbank is a fully-remote program that teaches market ready skills to land students a job in paid media in 3 to 6 months.
Enrolling in Skillbank is free until you get a job.
There is a community that exists after you are placed in a job. There are events, groups, and the opportunity to connect with current + future students.
Skillbank offers evening classes on Zoom to give anyone access to their curriculum.
The curriculum teaches students how to learn + ask the important questions. #VOBOSS
Skillbank has partnerships with agencies, but prepares students for the job search with mock interviews, resume prep + support.
Startups aren’t easy. Be prepared for the good and bad days. #VOBOSS
Be sure that the business you’re starting is what you want to be spending your time + energy on. #VOBOSS
Creating something for money, fame, or an idea of success will never lead you anywhere. Be in it for the process of building something. #VOBOSS
Utilize Instagram as a homepage for you biz, YouTube for tutorials, + TikTok for audience growth. #VOBOSS
"To be successful + keep up, you must keep learning."- Anne
Referenced in this Episode
Direct links to things we brought up ++
Check out Mehak’s TikTok + Skillbank’s TikTok
Recorded on ipDTL
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