This conversation is with an inspiring leader earlier on in her career, Dr Sonali Kinra. Sonali is a friend and colleague, and has been part of a team leading our Nottingham Next Gen programme since it's inception. Sonali completed her undergraduate training in India and moved to England in 2004. She began practising as a GP in 2008, and since then she's been a GP partner, sessional GP, and continues to practise as a portfolio GP in North Central London.She's still GP Retention Lead in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System, working with various stakeholders to improve recruitment, retention and wellbeing across traditional and additional roles in general practice and Primary Care Networks. In October 2020, she was elected nationally to serve as a member of the RCGP Council for 3 years.just after this podcast was recorded, it was also announced that Sonali has been appointed interim Clinical Associate in the primary care team at NHS England and NHS Improvement.We explored her values and where they came from, her leadership journey so far, and her thoughts on where she might go from here...*Highlights:Growing up in India, and what her family means to her (4 mins)Work-life juggle (6.5 mins)Current roles (10 mins)Managing clinical work alongside other roles (10.5 mins)How to get into leadership roles (14 mins)Reflections on being from a BAME background and what we need to do (22 mins)Future career plans (26 mins)Recommended book, role model, and top advice for new leaders (28 mins)*Resources:Our 'Next Gen Nabs' (a 5 minute Q&A) earlier this year with SonaliSonali's latest blog for Nottingham ICS*Social media:@SonaliKinra@NextGGP See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.