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Resources and Suggested Reading

Some recommended books are below. You can obtain them at the links below or your favourite book retailer.

Five must-read books for women leaders
Harvard business review suggested reading for women leaders
Hardball for women
Women don’t ask: Negotiation and the gender divide
Little bets: How breakthrough ideas emerge from small discoveries
Between Grit and Grace
Crucial conversations: Tools for talking when stakes are high
7 Habits of highly effective people
The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results
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Finding your flow
The Gifts of Imperfection

Leadership seminars

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Dr Maria Rivas, Chief Medical Officer, Merck KGaA.

The Power of reinvention: taking on new career risks, roles, or directions

Thursday June 4 2020

Maria Rivas, MD, is Chief Medical Officer, heading both Global Medical Affairs and Global Evidence Value Development at the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Dr. Rivas and her team are responsible for bridging between Merck KGaA’s R&D innovation and the commercialization of promising products to positively impact the lives of patients. In her role as Chief Medical Officer at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Dr. Rivas reports to the Head of Global R&D and serves as a member of the R&D Executive Leadership Team.

Dr Orly Avitzur, President Elect of the American Academy of Neurology.

Multiple sclerosis in the mist of a pandemic: what has changed?

Wednesday 18 March 2020

Following our conversation, Dr Orly Avitzur (MD, MBA, FAAN) President-Elect of the AAN has written on the disruptions to clinical practice and research as a result of COVID-19, and experiences of clinicians and scientists working in our field. Find the article in Neurology Today.

More information on Dr Avitzur can be found here

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