Defying the Odds- Student Success Project Inspirational Speaker Event

Inspirational speaker Symeria Hudson will share her insights and tips for success on Thursday 25 January 2018. This event is taking place from 12:30 – 13:45 in the Moot Room, Wigoder Law Building.

Recent Senior Executive at ConvaTec plc (FTSE 100 medical giant), Symeria will share her story of ‘Defying the Odds’: growing up in Alabama, attending a historically black college, gaining an MBA at Harvard and winning a seat on the leadership team for one of the largest IPOs in the world of healthcare.

Symeria will share her approach to life and her career, defeating odds with perseverance to achieve success despite many challenges faced over the years.

Hear Symeria’s insights:

  • Purpose: Who you are will determine who you will become
  • Passion: Approaching your career with zeal and excitement
  • Perseverance: Taking grit to a new level, moving forward despite difficulty or delay

Symeria’s talk will be followed by a Q&A session, refreshments, and an opportunity to network.

This event is run under the Student Success Project, winner of the Times Higher Education Award for Outstanding Student Support 2017.

The event is free to attend and there is no registration required. For further information please contact Sheree Palmer on 01227 816503 or by email.