This is the archive for our Woman of Wisdom call with Nina Thomas, Executive Director, Global Medical Affairs at Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. called Taming The Inner Critic.
We all have an inner critic, that pesky voice that tells you you're not doing enough or you “should” do things differently. Unfortunately, that voice isn't easy to stave off but there are actions you can take to quiet it down and ensure it doesn’t consume your attention.
During this talk Nina Thomas, shares her own journey taming her inner critic in and out of the office. She also shares micro interventions that will allow you to separate yourself from this critical voice.
• What the inner critic is and how it might be limiting your success
• A 3-step process to tame your inner critic
• The importance of self-praise and celebration
Meet the Speaker:
Nina Thomas is a health care executive with over 20 years of experience at the intersection of health economics, clinical research and sales & marketing. Currently the Executive Director, Global Medical Affairs at Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc., Nina oversees teams who play a critical role in the launch of rare disease treatments. Nina is a well-respected expert in life sciences who has held senior roles at a number of large pharmaceutical and biotech companies including Genentech, Lilly & Bayer.
Nina pursued her passion for science with an undergraduate degree in Biology and a Master’s degree in health policy & public health from NYU with additional training in health economics from Harvard’s School of Public Health. Now based in the Bay Area, Nina shares her insights with the next generation of science professionals as a guest lecturer & advisor at Stanford, as well as research advisor for the National MS Society and Hunter College Center for Health Technology.
As a researcher, Nina has published 15+ peer-reviewed papers and presented her research across many conferences over the years, demonstrating her expertise in conducting research to build a value proposition for innovation in health.
In the health & wellness space, Nina has recently become a strategic advisor and investor to Reset Bioscience, a pioneering startup merging CBD isolate with nanotechnology. In all her endeavors, Nina is inspired by the opportunity to give consumers access to information to make informed decisions about their health.