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Meet Dr. Brenda Dogbey, a shining beacon of resilience, passion, and outstanding achievement, and our extraordinary guest on the Cohort Sistas Podcast. Her story of triumph, from studying abroad to launching Career Slay Mama and Complify Incorporated, is a masterclass in juggling academia, professional life, and motherhood.
Through the trials and tribulations of her academic journey, Dr. Dogbey provides an intimate glimpse into the challenges of being a Ph.D. student in public health. Alongside the struggle to secure funding, she navigates demanding supervisors and balances studies with family responsibilities. She openly discusses the arduous task of combining work experience with academic expertise when transitioning to the professional world. Furthermore, Dr. Dogbey offers tips on reframing and repackaging of skills to thrive in the workplace, while also highlighting the importance of a robust support system and initiatives like the Cohort Sistas Program.
This episode is a treasure trove of inspiring anecdotes, enlightening discussions, and priceless advice. We explore Dr. Dogbey's creative side, the birth of Career Slay Mama and Complify Incorporated, and the role of these ventures in navigating personal identity challenges. As we draw this enlightening conversation to a close, Dr. Dogbey leaves us with a wealth of advice for current and prospective doctoral students, emphasizing the significance of supportive networks and openness to new opportunities. So tune in and let Dr. Brenda Dogbey inspire you to aspire for more.
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