Feb 14, 2020

Tackling The Taboo – Mental Wellbeing in a Diverse (?) Workplace (?)

To mark International Women's Day (IWD) on Thursday, 5th March 2020, The Digital Hub will hold a panel discussion with female trailblazers and changemakers from the areas of mental health, diversity and smart working.

Our inspiring panellists will share their personal stories, professional perspectives and insights on a better workplace for all, wherever work may be. This intersectional discussion will tackle workplace taboos, head on.

 

Key Insights 

  • Implement a Smart Working Model
  • Create a diverse culture
  • Prioritise well-being

 

Better Culture = Better Outcomes.

Join the conversation and come along on the 5th of March to The Digital Hub. Be part of the change, support our sector. We would love to see you there!

Our panellists for this International Women’s Day event are Aimée-Louise Carton, CEO & Co-Founder of KeepAppy; Adaku Ezuedo, Director & Founder of PhoenixRize Consulting & Ciara Garvan, Founder, WorkJuggle.

  • 5:30pm – Doors Open
  • 6:00pm – Panel Discussion // Q & A
  • 6:50pm – Drinks, Nibbles Networking

 

Aimee-Louise Carton

Aimée-Louise Carton is the co-founder and CEO of KeepAppy, the app that puts wellness in people’s pockets everywhere. She is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and the University of Amsterdam. Through her work with KeepAppy, she has been recognised as an internationally award-winning entrepreneur, mental health activist and a prominent advocate in Ireland for technology-based social enterprises. She was selected as one of the 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs in Ireland and one of the 20 women to watch in 2020.

Adaku Ezuedo

Adaku Ezeudo is passionate about creating platforms that value diversity, leverage difference and embrace multiple ways of thinking and working together. She has over 10years of experience supporting individuals, companies and organisations to navigate the journey to inclusion and cultural competency. She is a Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, Trainer and Coach. She specialises in designing high impact programs and learning experiences that bring results. Adaku has worked across functions in multinationals and public sector organizations before starting a transformation boutique consultancy, PhoenixRize Consulting. Adaku also founded i-Smile International, a charity set up to enhance the economic and cultural participation of women from migrant and refugee backgrounds. She has received multiple awards and recognitions for her work on social inclusion, women empowerment and community activation. In 2018, she was listed as one of Dublin’s Heroes and one of the most Exceptional and Inspiring people in Dublin by the Dublin City Council Culture Company and in 2020, she was a recipient of the Irish Women’s Awards. Adaku holds an MBA from the University of Lagos; an MA from Kimmage Development Studies Centre, Dublin; a Post Graduate Certificate from UCD, Dublin (Women, Gender and Social Justice) and another from Trinity College, Dublin (Race & Ethnicity).

Ciara Garvan, Founder, WorkJuggle

Ciara Garvan is the Founder of WorkJuggle.com, an innovative, online platform connecting highly skilled professionals with flexible, remote and contract roles. Ciara has been a notable contributor to the Irish technology industry over the past fifteen years, holding senior roles in blue chip companies, such as Accenture, Eir and Meteor. Ciara is a  regular contributor to Irish Tech News. Ciara was previously Chair of Dyspraxia/ DCD Ireland and has a passion for Diversity & Inclusion. WorkJuggle has worked with many high profile Irish companies on their Diversity & Inclusion strategy and trained entire organisations on Unconscious  Bias. Ciara holds a Masters in Applied Computing . Since founding WorkJuggle in 2016, Ciara has taken the business, which was named as one of Silicon Republic’s top Irish Start-ups 2018, from strength to strength.