Interview With Prof Julie Bernhardt – Women In STEM Leadership

I speak to Prof Julie Bernhardt. Julie is a clinician researcher, NHMRC Established Fellow and Senior Principal Florey Research Fellow at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne. Julie has been working with people with stroke for 30 years. She is Head of the Stroke Division at The Florey and leader of the […]

Interview With Hayley Sudbury– Women In STEM Leadership

I speak to Hayley Sudbury founder & CEO at WERKIN, an application that helps you track and activate mentoring and career development programmes for your people. In the podcast, we speak about how rage gets the job done, the importance of owning your work and how wine, cheese and irrelevance make her the leader she […]

Interview With Angela Spang – Women In STEM Leadership

  I speak to serial entrepreneur Angela Spang, who has already started six companies. Currently, she runs four companies in the medical device and training domain but actually trained as a ballerina. In the interview, we talk about leadership, time management, managing work/life balance, and that everybody deserves compassion and empathy.

Interview With Karen Massin – Women In STEM Leadership

I speak to Karen Massin CEO Burson-Marsteller Brussels. Karen has worked for Burson-Marsteller for nearly 17 years ago and joined the company after completing internships with the United Nations, UNHCR, and the European Commission. In the podcast, she talks about the importance of being authentic and having a strong set of guiding values and ethics […]

Interview With Rebeca Gonzalez Suarez – Women In STEM Leadership

In this podcast, I speak to Rebeca Gonzalez Suarez, Top Quark Analysis Group convener at CERN. As well as finding out exactly what a Top Quark Analysis Group convener does we talk about the challenges of leadership as a woman in physics. Rebeca shares her story and views of gender bias in science and her […]

Interview With Ryme Assaad – Women in STEM Leadership

I talk to Ryme Assaad who is a leader in STEM owning and operating a construction, contracting and consulting business in Lebanon. On the podcast, she talks about the challenges being a leader in engineering and construction in the middle east. A sector where female leaders are less than 1% of the workforce. She has […]

A journey into mindfulness #6

My journey into mindfulness has ended, but I can’t avoid the cliché that it is only just the beginning. The course has set the foundation for a richer, more fulfilled life that is there for the taking. In only eight weeks of instruction and weekly meetings and16 hours of guidance, I have achieved a paradigm […]

A journey into mindfulness #5

As always, we begin with our group meditation, taking the time to arrive and leave the outside world behind. The group meditations always feel stronger, deeper, than when I carry out my meditations on my own. For me, this brings home the strength of human connection and nonverbal communication. We all know from experience that even […]

Interview With Nathalie Moll – Women In STEM Leadership

I speak to Nathalie Moll Secretary General at EuropaBio & Advisory Board member about her challenges as a leader. In a wonderfully frank and open interview, Nathalie shares her journey as a scientist and leader of one of the most effective European Trade Associations in Brussels.  

How to facilitate self-discovery and uncover knowledge using Socratic questioning

Socratic questioning is a technique used by many therapists, coaches, interviewers, lawyers and police officers as a way to guide interviews and uncover knowledge. I discovered Socratic questioning when I began working as a proposal writer as a way to gather information relevant for a proposal submission. As a coach, the Socratic questioning method is […]