Skills Lab: Leadership
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Leadership might be fulfilling, but it is not easy: Our guests Marcia Philbin and Stephen Baker talk about some of the challenges they face as leaders and what skills and factors helped them succeed. 


Guest information

Marcia Philbin’s Jamaican parents believed in the transformative power of education. For Marcia, this is the reason she is now a black female scientist with a PhD in chemistry, the Chief Executive of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. @Mphil22M @FacultyFarmMed

Stephen Baker is Director of Research For Global Health in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge and Honorary Faculty at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. He is a molecular epidemiologist whose career has focused on understanding how infectious disease in people in low-middle income countries evolve and spread. He was previously located at the Wellcome Africa- Asia programme in Vietnam for 12 years, where he established an internationally recognised programme of research on enteric (gastrointestinal) infections. @Baker_Lab_Cam


Editing by Mariana Vaz,

Research: Isabela Malta

Producers: Christine Boinett (Creator and Executive producer), Alice Matimba (Senior Producer), Isabela Malta (Producer and Research Lead), Emmanuela Oppong (Producer), Catherine Holmes (Marketing Lead).

Host: Isabela Malta

Media and Marketing: Catherine Holme



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