Synopses & Reviews
No class can prepare a person for a career on Wall Street. While others in Nina Godiwalla's Persian-Indian immigrant community were content to fulfill their parents' dreams, Nina's fierce ambition pulled her from Houston to New York to become a banker. With steely determination, Nina bullied her way into an internship after her freshman year of college. That first rarefied taste of power left her hungry for more.
Showered with Broadway tickets and ferried around in sleek, black town cars, Morgan Stanley recruits led a fast and flashy lifestyle, but at a steep cost. Nina worked harder, longer hours than her peers to prove her worth, but to whom?
Suits is a story of fathers and daughters, family pride, and the pursuit of success and honor. This raw and unflinching memoir exposes the world of banking and finance from the perspective of a woman and outsider.
Far from home, an ambitious woman fights to make her mark on Wall Street.
About the Author
Nina Godiwalla has written for the Houston Chronicle, Austin Business Journal and the Washington Post. Before founding MindWorks, which teaches professionals meditation and stress management, she worked for Morgan Stanley and Johnson & Johnson. She lives in Austin, Texas.