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Posting date: 07/03/2022

Women CEO & founder series: Insights from life science leaders | ANGELA CUNNINGHAM – MENTOR OF FEMALE EXECUTIVES 

Want to develop your leadership skills?

To kick-off our Women CEOs and founders: Insights from life science leaders series our Senior Partner and VP, Claire Perryspeaks to Angela Cunningham, mentor for female executives, about empowering women in the workplace, and overcoming self-doubt and imposter syndrome in leadership.

Angela has 25 years of experience in leadership roles in both the UK and the USA in a variety of industries including retail, education, technology, real estate, print, and digital media. Throughout her career, Angela has advocated for and amplified women at work and is driven to see more women in leadership roles. Through the power of mentorship, Angela believes that senior leaders have a vital role to play in supporting women in the workforce.

Currently working as director of partnerships for a global, non-profit organization teaching public speaking and leadership skills, Angela is a journalist and writer, contributing to websites and magazines on the topics of women in leadership. Angela holds a BA Honors degree from Surrey University in the UK, as well as a Master’s degree from Lancaster University in the UK, a post-graduate diploma in Journalism from the University of Central Lancashire in England, and a diploma in Women in Leadership from Cornell. She also founded The Steamie Collective and Female Mentorship International, both focused on bringing online communities of women together to share their career experiences and provide support through mentorship.

Topics covered:

  • Women struggling to talk about their achievements
  • How to identify achievements
  • Overcoming feelings of ineptitude
  • Mentoring female leaders
  • Why mentorship is important

For more insights from life science leaders, see further episodes from our Women CEOs and Founder Series:

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