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at herCAREER 2018
Halle 3 / G.15.1

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  • Networks / Media / Institution

Philia

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Tanja Schomann

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Content participation

Pavla Lokajova
self-employed
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Karriere-MeetUpENG

11.10.2018 | 09:30 - 10:30 Uhr

MeetUp G.15 Tisch 1 | Halle 3

Thread / thematic series: Persönlichkeits- & Kompetenzentwicklung | Existenzgründung & Unternehmertum

Designing your career as you go
Success can be short-sighted nowadays with people chasing cool sounding positions. Having spent the last 5 years in the startup world, surrounded by founders, I’ve experienced that true fulfillment only comes by constantly checking in with yourself: Resdesigning your life often so it corresponds with your current values. There are fears and limiting beliefs connected to career change (taking bigger job, switching fields, starting / leaving business). How can we allow ourselves to go for it?
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Details about the speaker Pavla Lokajova
Vita: Pavla is a Prague-based writer, content creator, aspiring global journalist and future-of-everything enthusiast. Her journey in media started 10 years ago as she co-founded a university magazine and continued in various advertising agencies until she co-created BusinessAnimals.cz, a startup focusing on employer branding. During those four years, she worked as editor-in-chief, led a bunch of reporters and videomakers, as well as managed to interview over 300 CEOs and top leaders. Then she felt this business chapter was over and carefully designed her way towards new, more global career, which she claims is still in the making. “Growing up, I’ve always envied the best storytellers such as George Orwell, Stephen King or Gabriel Garcia Marquez the incredible opportunity to witness an exciting era of humanity and turn it into legacy for generations to come – until I realized that we, too, live in unprecedented times,” Pavla says, “owning the shift in media narrative towards authenticity & understanding, I believe this brave new world is ready to listen to new leaders, diverse stories and empowering messages.” From startups, ecommerce, diplomacy and politics to migration, racism and gender gap, she aims for her work to bring understanding, hope and practical implications.

Anantika Kumari
Citi, Assistant Vice President, HR
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Karriere-MeetUpENG

12.10.2018 | 10:30 - 11:30 Uhr

MeetUp G.15 Tisch 1 | Halle 3

Thread / thematic series: Führung & Kommunikation | Persönlichkeits- & Kompetenzentwicklung

Why do we hold ourselves back?
We all grow up with biases. These help us get on with our daily lives. Some are self-serving and some are self-restricting. When navigating certain pivotal stages in our lives, being cognizant of these biases can help ensure we base our decisions on the right factors. I look forward to sharing few examples from my career journey, moving between cities, finding my ‘Philia’ peer coaching partner in my friend and continuing to want more from life, while being happy with where I am currently.
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Details about the speaker Anantika Kumari
Vita: Anantika is a Human Resources professional, currently working in London. Her experience in the banking and financial services started 5 years back in Mumbai, India with Citigroup. She has covered a variety of roles within HR, ranging from specialist roles like learning and development to generalist business partner roles. She moved to London with Citigroup earlier this year. Her tryst with psychology started about ten years back, working with different psychiatrists through university and designing life skills workshops for adolescents. Having worked with alcoholics and addicts on rehabilitation programs, she continues to develop her passion for helping people realise their full potential, in different ways. Anantika is also passionate about animal welfare and periodically volunteers with different animal welfare organisations in India. In London, she even dog-sits on the weekends. Apart from work, Anantika enjoys dabbling with different fitness routines and challenging herself. Currently, she has a new found love for rock climbing which she took up to get over her fear of heights. She has a Masters degree in Organisational and Social Psychology from the London School of Economics and Political Science and an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology from The University of Delhi, India.