Journeys to Equity

Eva Heintz On Building Grit

February 25, 2022 CenterForce USA Season 1 Episode 28
Journeys to Equity
Eva Heintz On Building Grit
Show Notes

Building a Foundation for Success 
 
This episode highlights the career journey of Eva Heintz, Chair of The Board of Directors at Solvay GGF. Eva initially trained as a chemist, and therefore, understands the advantage that comes with being exposed to science at a young age. This goes doubly so for women and traditionally underrepresented groups. As an Asian woman, Eva learned how to leverage that background in order to move her career forward. She is now in a position to offer invaluable advice to those coming up behind her. She believes it is imperative to get straight with what you aspire to and be forthright in pursuing your goals. "Ask for forgiveness and not for permission.” She is also a tireless advocate for diversity in the sciences, having formed ERGs and other programs within Solvay to give women a voice and a safe platform to express themselves.
 
Tune in for perspectives on:  
• Allowing for failure and embracing feedback in order to grow
• The importance of being clear in your intentions when making an ask
• Paying it forward in order to foster a climate of diversity, equity & inclusion in the workplace