We arrange meetings with PhDs who now successfully pursue careers in industry, as well as career experts and other professionals with interesting personal stories and insights about the job market worth sharing. We post the episodes on Sundays at 5 pm GMT (7 pm CEST) on our YouTube channel. To access the recordings of the previous episodes and read the guests’ bios, please scroll down the page. If you would like to receive such content on a regular basis, subscribe to our YouTube channel!
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Watch The Previous Episodes
- Career Talks
- From Industry To Academia
- General Career Advice
- Incoming episodes
- PhDs in Consultancy
- PhDs in Corporate World
- PhDs in Public Institutions
- PhDs in Startups & Small Companies
- PhDs With a Business
Maura Declercq-Mindrila LLM, is a Belgian M&A Lawyer turned Entrepreneur. She is the founder of S T A F F, an executive search agency focussed on senior tech profiles within the STEM industries, helping companies grow Europe wide.
Maura studied International & European Law and Economical Law in Dutch and French at the Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) in collaboration with HUBrussel and at the Saint-Louis University in Brussels. She also holds a degree in Fashion from the Akademie for Fashion and Design (AMD) in Hamburg, Germany. Maura lived in Belgium, Germany, Romania and is currently based in Madrid, Spain. She is fluent in 6,5 languages.
She came in contact with politics and networking at the age of 16. After having successfully completed 2 internships in the Belgian Federal Parliament - with Senator Martine Taelman and with Deputy Hilde Vautmans, she was a board member of Open VLD Grimbergen, President of Jong VLD Grimbergen and PR and of Communication Manager for the Blue Ladies and LIMA.
Maura had a few career turns: from M&A lawyer, to headhunter on the pharmaceutical market in the DACH area, to owner of a production agency in the fashion sector, and finally owner and managing partner of an international network-based recruitment business. As an avid networker and serial connector, she is an active member of 18 network organizations globally organizing and attending events. She loves connecting people, building communities and creating meaningful relationships, based on trust. Lastly, Maura is a Polymath, with varied interests: technology, neuroscience, biohacking, philosophy, yin yoga, podcasts, animal welfare, gastronomy, music, cinematography, and many more!
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