We can do better: a case for positive discrimination in the workplace

I was very pleased to write a blog post for the Healthcare Leadership Academy on positive discrimination in the workplace. Check out the excerpt below and follow the link to read the entire post. Like many women, I started calling myself as a feminist in university. I started realising that sexual harassment is real even … Continue reading We can do better: a case for positive discrimination in the workplace

Networking masterclasses with impact

Networking is my favourite masterclass to deliver. It's fun and immersive and the benefits to participants is long-lasting. I was delighted to see some fantastic feedback from the Healthcare Leadership Academy scholars on Twitter talking about why my networking masterclass was impactful. https://twitter.com/HLA_int/status/1119269382415368192 If you are an early career clinician or student looking to take … Continue reading Networking masterclasses with impact

How to build your network: keeping in touch long-term

In the last blog post I wrote about following up from your first meeting with a new contact. Building a professional network is a long-term endeavour. Emailing once after you meet someone new at a conference isn't enough. You have to keep in touch in order to maintain your network. Keeping in touch in the … Continue reading How to build your network: keeping in touch long-term

How to build your network: mastering the cold email

When you are thinking about building your professional network one of the most intimidating obstacles is getting in touch with people who aren't already within your peripheral network. If you can't get an introduction from a friend or colleague how can you build a relationship with someone new? A cold email can feel like a … Continue reading How to build your network: mastering the cold email

Supporting mentors and mentees in Paris

The Institut Curie's Training Unit team are developing a new mentoring scheme to pair postdocs with established senior scientists in Curie. The aim of the programme is to guide the postdocs in the next tricky steps in their careers. In my experience, you can't underestimate the importance of support from someone who has been through … Continue reading Supporting mentors and mentees in Paris