Episode 3

The Power of Our Personal Journeys and Storytelling

With Anna Pavlick
Episode 3

The Power of Our Personal Journeys and Storytelling

With Anna Pavlick

Well-Established Oncologist. Authored over 100 publications. Keynote Speaker. Renowned Cancer Researcher.

Anna Pavlick is a medical oncologist with over 20 years of experience treating patients with skin cancer. She is the founding Director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian. Dr. Pavlick earned her Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Columbia Business School and has authored and co-authored over 100 publications and presented her research at international meetings.


  • Thank you one more time for this inspiring and powerful moment. Corinne Forsacko
  • What an incredible linkage between personal journey and life's calling! You have so much power and you share it in an amazing way. Marc Ostrowski
  • Thank you Hitendra for hosting Intersections - valuable food for thought and reflection, especially the parts on context & the importance of listening! Asha Dutia


The most powerful moment in Prof. Hitendra Wadhwa's class on Personal Leadership at Columbia Business School is when participants share their personal journeys — a story from their life that they feel deeply connected to. In this episode of Intersections, Prof. Wadhwa and Dr. Pavlick. will discuss the power of storytelling. They will explore how we can take the raw material of our experiences and turn them into gold — into powerful narratives that win people's hearts and minds in the service of our purpose.

“Storytelling is the most powerful to put ideas into the world today.”
Robert McKee

The episode “The Power of Our Personal Journeys and Storytelling” offers key insights on:

  • Benefits of storytelling and how to use it to maximise outer impact
  • The psychology of storytelling and harnessing its power
  • Connecting the dots and crafting your own story

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