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How to Prioritize & Be More Productive

02 September 2020 11:00 - 12:00

Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 05:00)

In our technology-driven world, we are forced to be constantly ‘switched-on’ and strive to get more done in less time, both professionally and personally. Information overload and competing priorities are the norm and boxing off time for recharging is a luxury a few of us can afford. In this session, we will explore time management tools to maintain your productivity without increasing your stress levels.

Cathy Sorbara is a neuroscientist and passionate about raising the voices of women. For 10 years she worked as a researcher in academia in Canada and Germany, studying neurodegenerative diseases. But when she moved to England, Cathy decided to explore a different path. She became Chief Operations Officer of a start-up company called Cheeky Scientist, a global professional network that helps PhDs see their value and find meaningful work outside of academia.

Vivian Acquah is a driven woman who likes to talk about the holistic way of sustainable employability, called workplace wellness. For her, this is the way to work on a healthy culture at work. Becoming a mother inspired Vivian to shift from being a Finance/ IT consultant to becoming a workplace wellness advocate. She made a promise to her son to help make the world a sustainable place by advocating for a healthy workplace where people can thrive. The coolest thing Vivian has ever accomplished is that she created a healthy cooking show for TV “Cooking Back To Our Roots”. This show was a tribute to her grandmother, who she lost in 2009 due to diabetes type 2.

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