To celebrate women's month, we are sharing some of our inspirational community members here at BioTalent.
Nahed Souadkia is a pharmacist with a Master in Pharmacy from the University of Nottingham. She obtained her PhD in Pharmacy from the University of Nottingham in 2010. Her research focused on understanding the mechanisms by which neglected tropical organisms bypassed the human immune systemtoinvade the body. She enjoyed having facetoface interactions with her patients while working as a pharmacist but her passionforpatient safety led hertoa new area: drug safety and pharmacovigilance.
Nahed is proud of her career progression within the field of drug safety and pharmacovigilance. She appreciates every opportunitytolearn, which not only helped her become an expert in her field, but also benefited the roles she was in. Nahed takes pride in the quality of her work which translated intotransferable skills allowing hertoestablish compliant pharmacovigilance systems. Her leadership and experience inspire her teamtofollow in her steps and adopt a patient-centric culture.
Nahed is currently acting as Pharmacovigilance Manager at CLINUVEL Pharmaceuticals Ltd. She continuestolearn on the job and expand her knowledge and expertise with the evolving pharmacovigilance world, something she would advise anyone interested in this field. Nahed believes that providing everyone with opportunitiestolearn and develop on a professional and personal level, by encouraging an equitable working space and embracing diversity, will help organisations retain talent and improve employee loyalty and commitment.