Joanna Sykes

Global Operations Graduate, AstraZeneca

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You are just as capable as anyone else to be a successful leader.

What do you do?

I work to ensure that my organisation can deliver life saving medicines to patients every day.

Why did you choose this field?

Having studied biology at University, I found that I was really interested in working for a company that had an aim to help people.

What do you look at and think, "I wish younger me would have known this was possible"?

I managed to get a First Class Molecular Biology Degree, followed by a Distinction in a Biotechnology and Business Management Masters Degree. I never thought that would be possible whilst I was at school!

Why do you love working in STEM?

I enjoy the fact that every day is different. There are endless job roles within pharmaceuticals, and so I will always have the opportunity to learn

Best advice for next generation?

You are just as capable as anyone else to be a successful leader.

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any." - Alice Walker

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