Who Dr. Gabija Toleikyte is
Dr. Gabija Toleikyte is a neuroscientist, lecturer, and performance and wellbeing coach. She is currently a lecturer in psychology at Sheffield Hallam University. Gabija completed her PhD at University College London on the neuronal basis of memory and navigation and her PhD findings were published in one of the highest impact research journals – Nature Neuroscience – in 2017. Prior to that, she undertook award-winning academic research on Parkinson’s disease at the University of Helsinki.
During her PhD Gabija has also qualified as a business coach soon started developing unique neuroscience-based coaching tools. By now Gabija has successfully coached over a few hundreds of academics, businessmen, professional athletes, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, charities on work performance, effective leadership, goal clarity, career transition, work life balance, assertiveness, fearless public speaking, building constructive relationships at work and other topics.
Combining coaching experience with neuroscience insights, Gabija has been able to develop unique seminars, where solid neuroscience research is presented in the context of the topics relevant for organizations. Gabija has been delivering individually tailored seminars to executives of the corporate companies, coaches, mediators, lawyers, banks, startups, management consultancies, scientific institutes and universities, teenagers at schools and teacher training programs and in the change management programs for school principals.
Gabija is also a TEDx speaker and her work has been featured in the Guardian.
Gabija's book "Why The F*ck Can't I Change?: Insights from A Neuroscientist to Show That You Can" will be released on the 21/1/2021! Available to preorder here.