Mimi Nguyen, Co-Founder, Mana Search Episode 18
Finding the perfect work-life balance was difficult even before people were working from home.
Now, more than ever, employees are walking a fine line to balance their work with their families, education, and home life.
In this episode, Christine Shaw speaks with Mimi Nguyen, co-founder of Mana Search, about how Mimi balances her career in FinTech with parenting, pursuing a PhD and teaching in a MA program at Central Saint Martins University in London, England.
Mimi shares her personal experience and the steps that her company takes to help headhunters build diverse teams in financial services.
In this episode, you will learn:
- The path that Mimi took when it came to starting her career — and how it has shifted
- What Mana Search does to help companies build diverse and innovative teams
- Why company culture is so important when it comes to hiring practices, and how this has changed amid COVID-19
- The importance of setting boundaries for your work-life balance
- And more!
Tune in to hear this conversation with Mana Search co-founder Mimi Nguyen!
Guest bio: With 10 years in the industry and a background in tech consulting at Accenture and the Boston Consulting Group, Mimi Nguyen is the co-founder of Mana Search R&D Mana Labs and an Associate Lecturer of MA Innovation Management at Central Saint Martins.
Mimi is also a PhD candidate at Imperial College London, Faculty of Engineering and Royal College of Art. Mimi’s research explores cross-functional remote teams and how we can increase creativity and innovation, as well as team productivity in a virtual world of work. The study on socio-cognitive aspects of online collaboration aims at finding a solution, leveraging natural language processing from machine learning, to improve the way we communicate and build better teams. Mimi’s research at Imperial College London explores diverse teams and leveraging creativity and innovation, as well as team productivity in a virtual world of work.
Mimi is also a co-host of Searching For Mana podcast – interviewing some of the leading and influential men and women in the FinTech industry.
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