Ruth Gall Memorial Lecture: Dr Phaedria Marie St.Hilaire, Owner and Chief Consultant of Phaedria Marie Consulting
Tuesday, 10 October 11:00am – 12:00pm
This seminar will be delivered in Chemistry Lecture Theatre 3.
Speaker: Dr Phaedria Marie St.Hilaire, Owner and Chief Consultant of Phaedria Marie Consulting
Host: Prof. Chiara Neto
Title: Embracing change – the power of personal reinvention
Abstract: Life often presents unexpected detours and unforeseen challenges, which require us to adapt and reinvent ourselves within the context of our personal and professional ecosystems.
Against the backdrop of Inclusive leadership and with real-life personal stories, and actionable takeaways this talk aims to inspire participants to embrace career transitions, to foster intersectional diversity and inclusion and to unlock their full potential to thrive in the face of uncertainty. By embracing change and nurturing an inclusive mindset, we can collectively shape a future where everyone has equal opportunity to pursue their passions and excel in their chosen paths.
Bio: Dominican born Science Business Leader with over 20 years experience in the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries and a passion for people development and making change. She has a proven track record of inspiring and driving cross functional, multicultural teams to deliver results from her leadership positions at global companies like Carlsberg and Novo Nordisk; and from her non-profit organization, ProWoc (Professional Women of Colour Network).
Phaedria is passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging, and changing the gender and race narrative. She strives to incorporate these principles in an inclusive leadership practice and her everyday professional and personal undertakings. She believes in empowerment of self and others, continuous learning, self-reflection, and reinvention and is also Mentor and Certified Executive Coach from Henley Business School. She is a Business Angel Investor and was recently selected as one of the 10 most inspiring Business Angels in Denmark.
In addition to a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Phaedria holds a degree in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School and is a skilled project manager with a LEAN 3 Star/6 Sigma Black belt certification. She is also certified to serve on Boards from Niels Brock Business School and is currently a member of Crossing Borders Executive Board. Phaedria has over 45 publications and 5+ patent applications within Chemistry and Biochemistry.
Phaedria is a sought-after public speaker and storyteller, mainly on the topics of Inclusive Leadership, Gender Equality, DEIB, and on Career Reinvention and Transformations from the perspective as a woman in STEM.