Nov 13 2023

Samita Malik

Building a Life on Your Terms

In this episode, Caesar interviews Samita Malik, whose childhood dreams, inspired by her mother's career, led her to forge a unique path. Samita discusses her decision to move to the U.S. for college, the cultural adjustments, and how these challenges inspired her to shape her life on her own terms.

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In this episode, Caesar welcomes Samita Malik, whose early life in India set a foundation for a journey marked by resilience and ambition. Sam shares her unconventional dreams growing up, influenced by her mother’s profession and her own aspirations to play in the WNBA.

Sam takes us through her bold decision to leave college and pursue a new path that presented daunting challenges and life-changing opportunities. She opens up about the hurdles of adjusting to a new culture, the longing for home, and how these experiences inspired her to craft life according to her own terms.

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About Samita Malik

Samita Malik is an insurance and financial services executive with over 20 years of experience spanning Asia, Europe, and the United States. Currently, Sam is the head of insurance at Arta Finance.

Previously, Sam was the Head of Business Development and Innovation at Aegon Asia, the Chief Distribution Officer at MetLife, a consultant at Bain and Company, and an insurtech entrepreneur. She’s currently a board member of One Degree, one of Hong Kong’s first virtual general insurers.

Sam has a bachelor's degree from Georgia College & State University, a master’s degree from the University of Virginia, and an MBA from the Wharton School.

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