Networking skills are crucial for your professional success. But, what is networking? How do you go about developing effective networking skills? In this video, Feliú-Mójer discusses how networking is not about collecting business cards, but about building meaningful connections and relationships. She offers practical strategies to build effective networking skills and for building a strong network of contacts. Feliú-Mójer also gives an overview of how you can leverage online platforms to network and advance your career.
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About the Speaker
Dr. Mónica Feliú-Mójer grew up in rural Puerto Rico, surrounded by nature and with a cow in her backyard, which sparked her interest in all things biology. A scientist-turned-communicator, she leverages online technologies to make science and scientists accessible to all. Mónica has a bachelor’s degree in Human Biology from the University of Puerto Rico in Bayamón and a Ph.D. in Neurobiology from Harvard University. She is the Community Engagement and Outreach Manager for iBiology, a non-profit organization that produces and distributes free online videos about research and the process of science featuring the world’s leading biologists. Mónica is also the vice-director and news editor-in-chief of Ciencia Puerto Rico, a non-profit organization using social networks to engage Latino scientists in mentoring, communication, outreach and education. You can find her on Twitter @moefeliu.
- Joanne Kamens iBioMagazine: Not Networking 101: Building Relationships for Success