Finding Your Passion in Science while Growing as an Impactful Leader and Mentor with Srikant Iyer, Ph.D.

This episode of When Science Speaks features Srikant Iyer, Ph.D., Associate Director of the New York Academy of Sciences. We discuss an array of topics related to career transitions and finding your professional passion, such as:

– The grad school to career transition

– Srikant’s strengths to be a change agent and how these qualities inform how he creates experiences, delivers resources, and crafts programs

– How to create an environment where people feel supported to enable success

– The importance of communication and understanding how language can motivate and also reinforce barriers and biases – The role and value of constructive conflict in growth

– How to foster an environment of psychological safety and also curiousity