California Solano State Prison

One evening of September 2015, I sat in my apartment in San Francisco going through event listings on the internet and came across one titled “Business Coaching Night” which, being an entrepreneur, I found quite relevant. …

George Floyd, a 46-year-old man in Minneapolis, was killed on Monday May 25 by Derek Chauvin, a police officer, who pressed his knee into Mr Floyd’s neck until he died while other police officers watched. George Floyd’s murder is an example of unjust police brutality and racism which is nothing…

In 2011, I was working as a Game Designer at a large, well reputed IT company in Karachi, Pakistan. This was my first job out of college, and it had only been 11 months since I started working there.

We had a 3 story office with more than 500 employees…

It was my second day at work at a renowned Global Advertising Agency. Still getting familiar with the many faces around me. We all were gathered around another colleague’s computer screen to see the artwork he had created. Everyone was chatting and cracking jokes. It was a nice, fun environment…

Right after I graduated from college, I got a job in a big firm with a fancy office, extremely well managed operations, amazing perks, above market salary, nice people and the best work-life balance one could ask for. Sounds perfect, right? However, soon I realized I didn’t feel fulfilled. The…

Why do people do what they do, or that they don’t do?

I’m a curious explorer who loves to study and understand people, identify patterns, and create solutions using design thinking methodologies. In the last few years, I’ve been working very closely with entrepreneurs and startups. Startups, their team structures, culture, work ethics, issues and motivations are very familiar to me. However…

“Y Combinator is not just an accelerator program, its a community. When people join YC they know they’re joining the community. We make special efforts in tying our alumni together and just keeping our community well knit. It’s a big part of what we do.” -Sam Altman

I cannot even…

Rumaisa Mughal

Design Strategist | Anime Fanatic — People & Stories Make My Day!

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