“My mom was determined to convince me to do the same and she knew exactly how to convince me. I loved science and I’ve always been the kind of person who wants to make people feel better, feel happier. Even when I wasn’t a doctor, I would go to these service camps to help the needy. My mom told me three things – she said that my cousin would become fairer, would speak excellent English and would get a nice, well educated man to settle down with. So, I pictured my life here and my life there, and I didn’t need any more convincing. I was all in for studying in Georgia.”
But a lot changed in Georgia. Sai Pallavi missed home, missed her family and most importantly missed her mother. She became an introvert.