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20. How Jasmine Took Control Of Her Career Destiny | Dr. Jasmine Escalera, Career & Life Coach

20. How Jasmine Took Control Of Her Career Destiny | Dr. Jasmine Escalera, Career & Life Coach

Dr. Jasmine Escalera is a sassy Puerto Rican woman born and raised in Brooklyn NY. She fell in love with chemistry in high school and went on to receive her Bachelors degree in biochemistry from Pace University and PhD in Pharmacology from Yale. About halfway through her time at Yale, she decided to make a pivot and follow her passion of helping populations in need. Since receiving her PhD, she has held high level management positions within hospitals and non-profits designing programs that increase the quality of life and healthcare options for underserved populations.

In 2019, Jasmine went on her own career journey and questioned her path and next steps. During this exploration, she realized that there was a gap in career resources for women of color. She decided to fill that gap by founding a coaching business that specifically focuses on empowering women of color to develop skills that will ensure they can step into their greatness within their career and beyond. You can follow Dr. Escalera on Instagram and visit her website for a Free 30 minute career consultation. She’s a huge proponent of LinkedIn, so check her out there as well!

In Episode 20, Jasmine talks about:

  • Going from the projects to being the first person in her family to earn a PhD
  • How to manifest your dream career
  • The biggest mistakes women make when negotiation their salary

and much more!

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