In this episode, Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey shares how a devastating life event, combined with a solid education, great mentorship, and a healthy dose of networking formed a non-traditional and incredibly rewarding career.
Chanda received her BA in Psychology from SDSU, her MPH from Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, and completed a Doctorate of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has over 26 years of experience in public health program management. In addition to holding a professorship at Nova Southeastern University, she is a program evaluator consultant, grant reviewer, trainer, and research investigator. She is the founder of Healthy Aims for Little Ones and Families, a children’s book author, a social media guru AND in 2018 was elected by Fleming Island Plantation (FL) Voters to serve as their CDD Board Seat 1 Supervisor.
· Know your why – what drives you?
· Stay true to yourself
· Hone marketable skills while in graduate school
· Find a mentor (and be a good mentee – do your part)
· Network, network, network
· Always be asking yourself: How can I reach higher heights and deeper depths?
Connect with Chanda
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HALO for families http://www.haloforfamilies.org/about-halo/
Other episodes you’ll want to check out that compliment this one:
#58 How to Build a GREAT Network with Dr. Jodie Hemerda https://www.buzzsprout.com/1547113/9727132
#59 Know Thyself with Dr. Rosa I. Arriaga https://www.buzzsprout.com/1547113/9798759
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