Why Women in Business Should Play with Courage
Watch the Interview with Jolanta Talaga, Head of Supply Chain Operations DE/CH at Henkel
Jolanta Talaga is Head of Supply Chain Operations DE/CH at Henkel and a graduate of HHL’s full-time MBA program. In the first video interview of our new series “Women in Business” we talk about building a thriving career in multinational cooperations, her experience as a woman and mother in the supply chain industry and why having courage is so important.
I think women should learn to play with courage and trust their choices. I truly believe that it’s our choice where we work and what we do and what we do not do.
Watch the interview to discover how Jolanta learned to know her value and to trust her decisions.
[01:16] Studying at HHL – What brought you to HHL and what did you study?
[02:02] Career development – How has studying at HHL shaped your career?
[03:11] Work history – Where have you worked and what did you do? Where are you now?
[05:08] Motherhood – How has motherhood influenced your career mindset?
[07:45] Self-worth – What has helped you see your worth in the workplace?
[13:38] Diversity at work – What has being a woman in a predominantly male work environment been like for you?
[18:38] Advice for women – What advice would you like to pass on to other women?
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What motherhood teaches you about success
As a mother of two and a successful businesswoman, Jolanta knows the struggle many women face before starting a family. She remembers wondering if she might fall behind and miss out on big opportunities. Today she understands that motherhood taught her to understand what really matters, how to set priorities, and finally, helped her become much better at her work.
Becoming a mother helped me realize what is really important to me.
Hi, I'm Stefanie. I'm half Swiss, half Brazilian and I've moved around a lot in my life before returning to the fabulous city of Leipzig. So if you are an international student, I know your plight! As Full-time MBA Program Consultant, I have been part of the HHL community since 2018 now and I look forward to guiding you on your way to joining the community as well. I can't wait to get to know you!