She is the first woman inducted into the Connect Entrepreneur Hall of fame. San Diego business journal names her one of the architects of the local life science sector. She migrated to San Diego 34 years ago with little intention to stay and create the level of impact she had. Together with her husband, they built one of the region’s largest contract manufacturers before they sold it in 2014. They founded ALMA life sciences LLC supporting over 20 life sciences companies. She is a board member to multiple traded and private organizations and mentors female leaders who aspire to reach board level positions.
Empowering conversationZ podcast was honored to host Dr. Magda Marquet who shared her immigration journey and her path in reaching her current position.
Sharing her personal obstacles, Dr. Marquet gave many insights into women and minorities who are looking to grow.
“I mean as women, I think we tend to and I did that for many years in my career. I tended to put myself in the situation …that we are saying “Oh because I’m a woman I kinda do this, I kinda do that…” and you know it’s just not true. So I think it’s very important for all of us not just women but all of us to look at our believes and see is it really true? And which ones are helping me or which ones I need to let go?”
During the interview she emphasized on the impact our mindset plays on our growth and how we as individuals can create limitations for our growth. When asked whether she felt a growth cap because of her gender, Dr. Marquet responded " I think that all of us can sometimes be our worst enemies. So if there is a cap , it’s going to be the cap that I put myself on."
Also based on her experience and observations, she shared many tips on female leadership, confidence, perfectionism while answering many of our audiences’ questions regarding issues minorities face at work.
The most talked about part of this interview is when Dr. Marquet shares her view of female energy and how women can play a critical role during the pandemic and beyond.
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