Executive Presence for Women in Life Sciences

About this event

Executive presence is the unique combination of what you bring to the table, what to do at the moment, and how you need to show up. In this engaging session, participants will:

• Explore the various traits and behaviors that enhance a leader’s presence in the Life Sciences industry

• Understand how character, substance, and style affect a leader’s presence, and

• Gain clarity on your personal presence in three key areas: physical, communication and emotional presence.


Presented by Jessica N. Grounds: DEI Partner, The Leadership Edge

Jessica N. Grounds is an internationally recognized thought-leader in women’s leadership and diversity practices. She has developed innovative approaches to advance women leaders and has published cutting-edge research on effective leadership in both business and politics.


As the DEI Partner for the Leadership Edge, Jessica has facilitated leading-edge trainings and programs targeted to women in the Life Sciences, in the U.S. and globally, to enhance better workplace performance and accelerate women’s leadership skills.


Jessica also advises major companies, organizations, and government agencies including: Amazon Web Services, National Geographic Society, Facebook, the Federal Aviation Administration, PG&E, Center for International Private Enterprise, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and California Partners Project. Over the past two decades, she has garnered significant private sector investment for cutting-edge leadership programs from Fortune 500 companies including: Walmart, Lockheed Martin, Deloitte, and Google.



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