“I love my job.” Irrespective of how much I crib about the long hours and extra workload to my bestie, I am immensely proud of what I do. And, honestly, who isn’t? No matter how much we complain about our professions, somewhere down the line we chose our respective fields because it speaks to us. And, this is exactly why people online are sharing the good virtues of their profession.
Recently, twitter user @MasalaBai asked people to name the most empowering thing about their profession and many obliged proudly.
What is the one most empowering thing about your profession? I'll go first.
Journalism: Amplifying the voices that otherwise would not reach the powerful.
— Rituparna Chatterjee (@MasalaBai) July 28, 2020
From scientists to teachers, many people spoke about the robust powers their jobs possess.
- Lawyer – A person who brings justice to others.
Lawyer: Helping people understand their rights, duties and responsibility under the law. Since ignorance is not an excuse under the law, all lawyers have a duty to keep the citizens well informed.
— Malavika (@madraj006) July 28, 2020
2. Psychiatrist – Someone who can take care of your mental health.
Psychiatrist: Reach to complex minds of persons with mental illness..and helps these minds with skills & ammunition integrated with science of Medicine & art of psycho-social interventions
— Dr. Om Prakash (@ompsychiatrist) July 28, 2020
3. Scientist – A person whose breakthrough research can change the future of the world.
Scientist (especially as a woman in STEM): Learning from a community of brilliant minds the world over; amplifying the voices of women and their groundbreaking research.
— Jayantika Chakraborty (@JayantikaChakr1) July 28, 2020
4. Ph.D. researcher – A person whose academic research can benefit many others.
PhD Researcher: probably trying to understand why people choose to spend four/five long years focussed on a single topic they chose to research on with race horse determination.
Travel Blogger: encouraging more Indian women to start backpacking with their kids through my story
— Deenaz Raisinghani (@denaazr) July 28, 2020
5. Public Health – Something that affects our society at large.
Public health: reducing the morbidity & mortality of population which in turn prevent marginalization & oop expenditure induced poverty
— Bhawesh (@laybharii) July 28, 2020
6. Engineers – Someone who has the power to shape the world.
Engineering: Omnipresent yet easily ignored profession, has power to shape this world, moon and mars where mankind barely reached.
— Amandeep Singh 🌏🙏 (@adsmustang) July 28, 2020
7. Teacher – A person whose knowledge can shape a child’s future.
Teaching: Mostly worked with young undergrad students. Listening to them; not imposing my ideas on them, telling them how they can improve their papers.
— Souradeep সৌরদীপ (@SouradeepRoy19) July 28, 2020
8. Software Developer – A person whose codes can help build a brighter future.
Software Developer: It’s like your mind travels the world. You’re impacting a million people with the code you write.
— Avishek Santhaliya (@avisheksanvas) July 28, 2020
9. Fundraising – An activity that benefits the needy.
Fundraising: To support the work of the organisations who are doing some wonderful work but lack funds to continue it.
— Priyank aka Maverick (@pryankk) July 28, 2020
10. Food Scientist – Someone who helps reduce wastage of precious food.
Food Scientist : Reduce wastage of food, ensuring you feed the needy and bring simple joy in life.
— Gourinandan (@gttonpe) July 28, 2020
11. Activism – Benefits society at large.
Activism : Working on very complex, complicated social , cultural, political issues, working for disadvantaged communities at the receiving end of societal #power structures
— Megh (@yomegh) July 28, 2020
12. Editor – A saviour for many writers.
Editor: I see editing as healing a manuscript, making it whole, giving it the best of me to make it the best I can help it to be. Editing is an act of healing for me.
— Rukmini Kumar (@rukminikumar) July 28, 2020
13. Photographer – A person who helps us see the world through a different lens.
Food Photographer: Enticing people to salivate towards the food item
— Akram Basharath (@Akram_Basharath) July 28, 2020
14. Designer – Someone who helps turn your creative visions into reality.
Designer :I get to make beautiful cozy bed linens and make people feel relaxed and loved and my work empowers women too!!!
— Ash JJ (@ashjjkk) July 28, 2020
Well, I love my profession because it helps me deliver powerful and impactful news to so many people. How about you? Tell us the most empowering thing about your job!