Freed PhD Career Transitions – Chemistry PhD to Biotech Talent Consultant & Entrepreneur

Beau Wangtrakuldee, Ph.D.

Senior Associate, Biotechnology Practice at Korn Ferry

Beau Wangtrakuldee, Ph.D., is a Senior Associate at Korn Ferry, a global management consulting and executive recruiting firm.  She took on an admirable number of internships and explored many career opportunities in her PhD and postdoc, before tackling a pile of consulting job interviews and landing an unexpected job offer!

Beau has also started her own venture, inspired by women scientists – AmorSui, the first clothing line whose mission it is to protect and empower Women in STEM. They are currently crowdfunding the first line of clothing pieces, so support her if you believe in their mission!

How did Beau take her PhD experience and apply it to various needs within the business world?

Listen to the first Free the PhD Podcast, Episode 1 to find out, and please share this story with your fellow PhD students and postdocs if you were inspired and motivated!


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