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Lead to Soar

Oct 7, 2021

Lead to Soar! is a production of A Career that Soars!

In this episode of L2S!, leadership and gender equality expert, Michelle Redfern, sits down for an interview with Semiconductor engineer and DEI expert, Alicia Scott. Alicia joins us to share her experiences advancing in an extremely male-dominated space - semiconductors, and shares her thoughts and experience as a Woman of Colour in STEM. 

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Bio for Guest, Alicia Scott

Alicia Scott has 25 years of professional experience in the semiconductor industry, and currently serves as the Senior Director of People, Culture and DEI at onsemi. Alicia earned a BS in Microelectronic Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, and an MBA from Arizona State University.


Bio for Michelle Redfern

Michelle is the founder of Advancing Women, an enterprise providing research and advisory services on workplace gender equality, inclusion and diversity. She is co-host of A Career that Soars! the founder of women’s network Women Who Get It  co-founder of CDW (Culturally Diverse Women) and host of the Lead to Soar podcast.

Michelle is an experienced Non-Executive Director with Board and advisory roles in the finance, sport, for purpose and supply chain sectors. She is a proud Ambassador for Flexible Working Day and Girls Uniform Agenda. She has held executive leadership roles at ASX & FTSE listed companies NAB, Telstra and Serco during her 30-year corporate career.

Michelle is a Graduate of the AICD, holds an Executive MBA (Distinction) and holds various accreditations in organisational diversity and coaching. She is an in-demand speaker and is a regular contributor to the discussion and advocate for gender equality and inclusion in sport and business workplaces.


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