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Unconventional Paths

Malini Silva

Malini Silva

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MY ROLE AT EHC:

Manager. My primary role is leading a small team at TSA. I am also passionate about making Eagle Hill a great place to work for new hires. My part in that is leading our Employee Onboarding Core Team. I also pitch in for recruiting when I can.

MY UNCONVENTIONAL CAREER PATH:

Having a strong passion for education, I began my career as a third-grade teacher. Four years in, however, a growing interest in education policy led me to earn a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University. Wanting a change of pace from teaching led me to the world of consulting—and to EHC where I began my career as an intern. After graduation, I joined full-time in 2013 as an associate. I was promoted to Manager in 2014.

WORKING UNCONVENTIONALLY AT EHC:

What attracts me to the unconventional nature of EHC is that it’s a woman-owned small business with positive values. I consider many of the EHC women as role models. Here, your career path can be more fluid and the company’s methodology is less prescriptive than at large traditional firms.

ENHANCING CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS:

My background as a teacher helped shape my ability to communicate information clearly and effectively to a wide variety of audiences, while also understanding that not everyone receives information in the same way. Similar to teaching, in consulting you have to constantly be open to modifying your direction in order to meet clients’ changing needs.