Neha Dobhal
Neha Dobhal
Senior Systems Engineer, Theranos
San Francisco Bay Area
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  • Caitlin, Baxter asked Neha Dobhal, Theranos

    Added Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 10:58 PM

    Can you describe your engineering field? What are your duties in your job? How much do you typically work during the week? What type of education have you had? What advice would you give to me as someone interested in pursuing a career path similar to yours?
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  • Nyah W., Dallas, Texas asked Neha Dobhal, Theranos

    Added Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 4:19 PM

    Hello, I am interested in becoming a Automotive Engineer (Mechanical). Is there any way that you could give my advice or be my mentor? I'm not really good at math; just average. But I am practicing. I'm a Junior in high school, but im home schooled. What subjects would most benefit me or what type of camps, organizations, or classes could I take?
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  • Navya, Dubai asked Neha Dobhal, Theranos

    Added Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 4:23 AM

    Hi Neha, I have currently finished high school and I'm an aspiring aeronautical engineer. However, I have been advised that it would be a safer and better option to take up mechanical engineer (which is something I like) and then pursue my masters in aeronautics, as scope for women in India in the field of aeronautics is pretty bleak. But as dates for admission into colleges approaches, my parents have been pretty hell bent on me taking electrical related fields (I dont really enjoy it as much ...
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  • Ayesha, Pakistan asked Neha Dobhal, Theranos

    Added Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 3:15 AM

    Hey. May God bless you. I really aspire to be an Aerospace engineer, but my father thinks that I am not good at Maths because I didn't get good grades. Whereas I got really good grades in Physics and other subjects. I think my math is good and a three hour paper can't judge my, Should I go for aerospace engineering because I love it or should I give it up because I didn't get good grades in it in High school?
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    Neha Dobhal, Theranos
    Answered Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 3:15 AM
    Hi Ayesha,Thank you for the question, I hope you find my feedback helpful. 
    I would encourage you to follow your passion and interest.If you truly believe that you have the perseverance to study, excel in a certain subject and make a successful career ...
  • Janice, Pune asked Neha Dobhal, Theranos

    Added Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 10:21 AM

    Hi Neha, I am done with my FE, and since I didn't really know which branch offers what I took up computer engineering since most of the girls opt for that. But over the last year I realized that I am stronger and more fascinated by the subjects needed for mechanical engineering than for computer engineering. Now I have the chance of changing my branch but my family says Mechanical isn't a branch meant for women and the chances of getting a good job are scarce. They have to struggle a lot to get ...
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    Neha Dobhal, Theranos
    Answered Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 10:21 AM

    Hello Janice,

    Thanks for reaching out to me. It is very nice to know that you are interested and fascinated by subjects in the mechanical engineering field. Being in India, your family's apprehensions regarding your choice in engineering is not ...

  • Anusha, Malaysia

    Added Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 11:07 AM

    Hello, i'm Anusha. I'm 16.I'm currently in high school. My favorite subject is Physics compared to Biology. I've always been passionate about Physics and astronomy and aircrafts so I thought I should just go for Aerospace Engineering once i'm out of school. My dad is an engineer too- mechanical engineer and he wants me to take up medicine. He thinks engineering course is too hard for a girl. He thinks there is less job offers for that field too.I'm so confused. I need some advice on this?
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    Neha Dobhal, Theranos
    Answered Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 11:07 AM
    Hi Anusha,
    It is so nice to learn of your interest in physics and astronomy as well as to learn that you aspire to be an aerospace engineer. I am a Mechanical Engineer myself and while some courses I took in school were tough and needed a lot of ...
  • Rachel, St. Charles asked Neha Dobhal, Theranos

    Added Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 7:23 PM

    I was wondering how easy it is in the engineering field of work. I know it it a field that is mostly dominated my males, and all my life I have been ignored or maybe a better word would be looked past because I am a girl, and I didn't want to get into a profession where it would be hard to find a job because of my gender. I have always helped my dad work in the shop and know how to design things then make them happen so I feel like engineering would be a good fit for me but I want to be taken ...
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    Neha Dobhal, Theranos
    Answered Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 7:23 PM

    To answer your question, I would like to quote Dr Kelso from the TV Series Scrubs - "Nothing in this world worth having comes easy". An engineering degree is something you will cherish through your life because it will open so many doors for ...

  • Kelly, Organization/City asked Neha Dobhal, Theranos

    Added Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 2:05 PM

    Hello Neha, I am currently a senior in high school and I am going through the whole college planning process. I am thinking about majoring in mechanical engineering but I am not sure if I will like it. I am good at math and biology but I didn't really like chemistry. I was ok in physics. Do you need to be really good in physics and chemistry to become a mechanical engineer? It seems like it would be interesting to be an engineer but I'm not sure if I would be good at being a mechanical ...
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    Neha Dobhal, Theranos
    Answered Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 2:05 PM

    Hi Kelly, First of all, it is wonderful that you are thinking of being an engineer. While you need to know that basics of both physics and chemistry to be a mechanical engineer, unless you decide to major in areas such as bio chemistry, optics etc ...