Department of Political Science


Careers Week: Think Big - Take Small Steps & Build The Future You Want

18 May 2021, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm

think big

Think Big: Take Small Steps & Build The Future You Want: A Conversation with “Think Big” author Dr Grace Lordan (LSE). Do you have big dreams and ambitions, but you are not sure where to start? What can you do today to make that future come true? Whether you fantasise about changing industry, landing that big promotion, writing a screenplay or setting up your own company, join us for an inspiring conversation with LSE behavioural scientist Grace Lordan, the author of “Think Big: Take Small Steps & Build The Future you Want” who will help you create a clear pathway to the future you want.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

All | UCL students






Abi Turner

Using cutting-edge behavioural science insights, Professor Lordan will offer immediate actionable solutions and tips that will help you get a tiny bit closer to your dream career, every day. Like how to:

  • Overcome a fear of failure and throw yourself at opportunity
  • Craft the optimum environment for work and give yourself ample time for tasks
  • Rewrite self-narratives and tackle imposter syndrome

Dr Grace Lordan
Dr Grace Lordan
 is the Founding Director of The Inclusion Initiative (TII), Director of the MSc in Behavioural Science and an Associate Professor in Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science. An economist by background, her research is focused on understanding why some individuals succeed in life and others don't. She is an expert on the effects of unconscious bias, discrimination and technology changes. Grace is an expert advisor to the UK government sitting on their skills and productivity board. Her academic writings have been published in top international journals in economics and the broader social sciences.

This event is part of the Department's Careers Week 2021. Find out about the week and explore more events here.