"I think it's a good idea to be flexible in your ambition. If you just consider success as a straight line, you'll probably miss all of the interesting detours along the way."

We really hope you enjoy listening to Erica Whineray Kelly on The Female Career podcast.

Erica is a breast cancer surgeon and advocate in Auckland. Erica co-founded and is the Managing Director of both Auckland Breast Centre (ABC) and Focus Radiotherapy. Erica has been a consultant and national auditor for the Breast Screening Programme, and involved in multiple breast specialist groups within Australasia and the UK. 

As an advocate, Erica was the founding Chair of the Advisory Board for InZone Girls, is a Fab 50 leader with Be Accessible, a member of NZ Global Women and a mentor to a number of female students.

Erica has travelled a different surgical path than the status quo. She designed and completed the first part time fellowship position in NZ and also the first part time sub-specialist consultant position to provide some work life balance. Outside of work, you will find Erica with her two lovely teenagers, her husband Mark and her two big Bernese Mountain dogs.

You can listen to Erica sharing her career journey directly here on The Female Career website or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Podcasts, or wherever you like to listen.