About

Hey there! I am Dr. Gertrude Nonterah and I started The Bold PhD to help PhDs uncover their superpowers, build personal brands and land non-academic careers that pay them WELL.

I graduated with my PhD in Microbiology and Immunology in 2015.

I learned very quickly that a career in academia was not for me and this also began my frustration with trying to find a job outside academia where I could use my skills. I share part of why I left academia in the video below.

Nowadays, I happily work as a professional in medical communications.

So how do you get started around here?

  • Sign up for my free training where I give you 3 simple tweaks you can make to your LinkedIn profile RIGHT NOW that will set you up for career success.

I’ve been honored to be featured on:

The Papa PhD Podcast: Juggling Side Interests, Graduate School and Your Personal Life During Your PhD

Personal Finance for PhDs: How to Cultivate a Personal Brand as a PhD

The Self-Compassionate Professor: How To Build A Presence Online That Benefits Your Career

San Diego Biotechnology Networks: Building Your Personal Brand As A PhD

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