Laila Marouf

In Conversation

Episode 2 Laila Marouf
Academic, Professor, Administrator, Leader

In conversation with Laila Marouf, Professor and Assistant Vice President for Research at Kuwait University in Simmons College, Boston on August 15, 2018

Trailer (1:00)

Interview (43:37)

Synopsis
Professor and Administrator Laila Marouf talks about her experience going back to school in a different country after ten years of being a full-time mother.

Timecodes
00:00 – Introducing Laila Marouf
01:06 – Knowledge management
05:31 – Story in your own words
14:51 – Childhood
17:41 – People, books, or events that had significant influences
20:54 – Key skills that helped succeed
20:02 – Keeping yourself motivated
22:53 – Managing time effectively
24:03 – Working irrespective of deadlines
25:02 – Biggest successes
27:32 – Being a mother
28:29 – Cultures, Diversity, and Soft skills
31:06 – Resources for success
32:35 – Being a role model to women
34:40 – Emotional intelligence
36:11 – Relating to factors of happiness
36:40 – Strategies for managing personal growth
38:35 – Meaning of happiness
40:05 – Goals now
42:11 – Mentoring advice

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The editing of this video was supported by the COCIS Innovation Fund at Simmons University.

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