The Story of Divya Gandotra Tandon: How Watching YouTube Changed Her Life Forever

India now aims to be at the forefront of digital technology. There have been several reforms in the last few years to support this goal too. The process has been made a bit simpler by young entrepreneurs who have taken this as their responsibility and they are carrying it out pretty well. These entrepreneurs consist of individuals from all age groups. Female entrepreneurs are also walking shoulder to shoulder in bringing digital reform. Divya Gandotra Tandon is one such name amongst young female Indian entrepreneurs who has made her mark in the digital world.

Divya Gandotra Tandon is a young, confident, and visionary entrepreneur who has achieved things that most teens of her age just dream of. She is a girl who believes dreams die only when we quit making them into a reality. Just like most youngsters of her age, she too is a tech geek. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that she is somewhat obsessed with technology, in a good way.

Divya hails from the central city of Jammu, Jammu, and Kashmir. She was born on 5 June 2002. Though she originally belongs to J&K, she now resides in Noida, Uttar Pradesh as she is focusing on her academics. She started her entrepreneurial journey at the age of 15 through her YouTube channel. There she used to do the unboxing of brand new tech and gadgets. Not just that, she also analyzed these gadgets by posting their reviews and also some tutorials as to how to use them.

When she latched onto YouTube, she didn’t do it just for entertainment purposes. She watched every video to understand how they were made and how they affected people. She gained crucial knowledge while watching these videos and at the same time considered it to be fun. Most videos that she watched were related to inspirational stories of people who made from rags to riches. She watched several such stories on YouTube and was very much inclined towards them.

As Divya saw these stories online, she had a realization that being helpful to someone can make her family feel proud of her. She found her motivation in these videos and was inspired to help other people. This is how she made a life out of it. She also knew that being honest and transparent with her viewers will only benefit her. By analyzing what the viewers wanted to see in her YouTube videos, she used to make sure that she delivers accordingly.

Besides being a YouTuber, Divya is also a certified professional in Fundamental of Digital marketing by Google Unlocked. She has also led a few initiatives on the safety of women and was awarded the Entrepreneur Young Achievers award in Delhi and the Incredible Indian Icon award in Indore. Now, at the age of 18, she has started her own company, The Scoop Beats. It has an active following of more than 90000 individuals. When most teenagers are obsessed with playing games and chilling out in their life, Divya carved out a plan for her successful life and kept working on it relentlessly.

Just like most humans, she too met failure at a certain point in her life. But she didn’t let it stop her from achieving her dreams. When she was going through tough times, she turned to her followers to get to know them better. It is particularly why she receives support and love from them. Secret Superstar was a movie that inspired her to keep on making good content for her followers. Divya has worked as a celebrity manager, a social media manager, and an influential figure at a very tender age. She has changed the lives of more than 600 individual stars, influencers, and companies. Through her company, she aims to provide knowledge about the world as and when events occur without damaging the quality or reliability of the information.

Divya is now planning to start a few more projects and brands while she travels to Caracas (Venezuela). Given her age, she has achieved a lot in life and still has a lot to explore. Looking at her journey, it appears that there’s no stopping her from fulfilling her dreams.


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