Dr. Nancy Wayne

Scientist, Educator & Speaker

Women in Leadership Series: Common Themes That Inspire

The Women in Leadership blog series is comprised of interviews with women in leadership positions in academia, the arts, philanthropy and public service. Looking through the five interviews, it became … Continue reading

September 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Women in Leadership Series: Interview with Christine “Chris” Essel. President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern California Grantmakers

This is the fifth in a series of interviews with women leaders that aim to inspire, motivate, and provide useful tips for advancing your career towards becoming a leader in … Continue reading

August 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Women in Leadership Series: Interview with Dr. Devorah Lieberman. President of University of La Verne, La Verne, CA

This is the fourth in a series of interviews with women leaders that aim to inspire, motivate, and provide useful tips for advancing your career towards becoming a leader in … Continue reading

July 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Women in Leadership Series: Interview with Lori Bettison-Varga, PhD. President and Director of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

This is the third in a series of interviews with women leaders that aim to inspire, motivate, and provide useful tips for advancing your career towards becoming a leader in … Continue reading

June 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Women in Leadership Series: Interview with Laura Zucker. Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission

This is the second in a series of interviews with women leaders that aim to inspire, motivate, and provide useful tips for advancing your career towards becoming a leader in … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · 4 Comments

Women Interrupted

Two colleagues are discussing a work plan to improve retention of the most talented and productive employees in their organization. Colleague A: “Where have you been all week? We have … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Women in Leadership Series: Interview with Kelsey C Martin, MD, PhD. Dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

This is the first in a series of interviews with women leaders that aim to inspire, motivate, and provide useful tips for advancing your career towards becoming a leader in … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · 2 Comments

Notes from the Women’s March on Washington: “Tell me what democracy looks like!”

“THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE!!” This call-and-response chant was an often repeated mantra throughout the march. My absolute favorite chant shouted by a small group of woman organizers with … Continue reading

January 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

“What Is Your Current Salary?” How Not Negotiating Your First Salary Could Haunt You for Your Entire Career

Less than a year ago, I was interviewed by an executive search firm for a high level administrative position at a research university. After a long discussion about my various … Continue reading

January 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

How I Cured My Impostor Syndrome

Interesting take on overcoming Imposter Syndrome.

December 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

“the women of this world are constantly fighting against a hatred that men do not see”

Not my typical blog. I want to draw your attention to an important article published on December 8, 2016 on Vox.com by Emily Crocket, titled “A husband and wife each … Continue reading

December 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Deficits in Leadership Advancement for Competent Women

Once upon a time, there was a pipeline problem for women advancing to the top of their fields because there were so few women at the entry level. That is … Continue reading

November 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

PICK YOUR BATTLES

There are periods in our lives where it seems that every time we roll out of bed, we need to gird ourselves for battle. Battle at work, battle at home, … Continue reading

October 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

Striving for Balance: My Work, My Life

Since becoming a faculty member in 1992, it took me nearly 20 years to feel that my work was in balance with the rest of my life. I will briefly … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Real Life Story: The Self-Promoting Jerk Steals the Spotlight

It’s said that truth is stranger than fiction, and there are countless examples. Here’s a true story that really irked me when I first heard about it, and continues to … Continue reading

August 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Bully Pulpit: Bullies in the Workplace and How to Protect Yourself

If you thought you were safe from bullying once you left the Lord of the Flies environment of the school playground (or wherever your childhood/adolescent horrors took place), think again. … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Organizing Your Two-Minute Elevator Speech: The PAR Approach

Formula for elevator pitch to promote yourself

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

HAVING TROUBLE PRIORITIZING? USE ‘THE MATRIX’ TO SORT IT OUT!

Easy matrix and guidelines to help you prioritize

May 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

Leadership in Academic Medicine: Too Many Mustaches, Not Enough Women

Gender disparity in leadership positions

January 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Getting Ahead: The Importance of Self-Promotion

Guide to self promotion for women

December 9, 2015 · 4 Comments

Sexist Peer Review of Manuscript Authored by Two Female Scientists is NOT an Isolated Incident

Sexist peer review of manuscripts and grant applications is widespread

May 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gender bias in leadership: Building an “identity safe environment” to combat stereotype threat

“Stereotype threat” is the fear that an individual‘s performance will justify a negative stereotype of whatever group with which the individual identifies; this fear then affects performance in a direction … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Competence/Confidence Conundrum

How to boost your confidence to match your skills and expertise

March 22, 2015
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