Pursue What You Love

with Sharmila Roy, PhD

Pursue What You Love

Episode 14, Season 3 | February 15, 2023

Show Notes

In honor of Valentine’s Day, today’s podcast is all about pursuing what you love. While it’s never too late to follow your dreams, we hope you’ll share this inspiring episode with the young adults in your life!

We have all heard the phrase, “find a job you love, and you’ll never work another day in your life.” But is it really possible? Do we have to choose between happiness and a living wage? What if we’re still figuring out what fulfills us? While “pursuing your passion” may not be as easy as it sounds, Dr. Sharmila Roy, Special Projects Consultant at The Schwab Learning Center at CHC shares her sage advice in this special episode. “Explore yourself and give time to finding out what you love, then life will love you back.”

Guest Info
Sharmila Roy headshot

Sharmila Roy, PhD, has served as the Program Chair of the Educational Therapy certificate program at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension since 2014. She also teaches classes on Educational Therapy, Culture and Cultural Diversity and Neurodivergent Learners. Sharmila has over 25 years’ experience in special education – primarily in teacher training, classroom interventions and curriculum development. She is committed to providing services to the underserved and has worked in private practice as an Educational Therapist, as well as in the non-profit sector and helped many families to navigate the special education system for their children. She has extensive experience working in K-7 classrooms and one-on-one with exceptional students especially in the area of multi-sensory mathematics learning for students with learning differences and executive functional skills.