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Today, we're joined by the inspiring Dr. Shelly Ann Gajadhar, a Caribbean woman from Trinidad and Tobago, who shares her incredible journey from being a criminal prosecutor to obtaining her doctoral degree focusing on the Triple Helix Model of partnerships between universities, industry, and government.
Dr. Gajadhar shares her challenges and successes in finding the right university program, receiving a full scholarship, and overcoming microaggressions and isolation. We also discuss her decision to pursue her own path amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to the creation of Alpha Stute, a coaching and consultancy business that empowers students to achieve top university admissions.
How can we balance high achievement and the 'soft life' identity, and can they coexist? Dr. Gajadhar shares her experiences and insights on integrating these lifestyles, finding what a 'soft life' means for each individual, and the importance of recognizing that this balance may not look the way one initially expected. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from Dr. Gajadhar's radiant accomplishments and be encouraged to embrace your own journey towards success.
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