Get to Know Iwona Rudkowska

What positions have you previously held leading up to your current role?

I was a graduate student for many years (11 years) and also had a private practice as a registered dietitian.


What initially sparked your interest in the life science industry?

My interest of having a healthy lifestyle.


What advice do you have for anyone pursuing a career in life science? 

Perseverance is the key to success.


What do you do in your spare time? 

Biking in the summer and skiing in the winter.

What's your favourite Canadian dish? 

Maple syrup pie.

What do you most value in your friends? 


Which talent/superpower would you most like to have?

Reading people’s thoughts.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

None, I am still too young!

Which living person do you most admire?

My grandfather (who is a pediatrician and university professor).


BONUS: Have you ever visited Manitoba? If so, what's your favourite thing about it?

Yes, The Forks. Shopping, food, drinks, and a great place for a scenic stroll or skate.


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