Pride at Work (Free/Online)
Date: Tuesday, 20th June
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
- Why Pride in the workplace is important – i.e. draw backs of not being out/comfortable in the workplace in terms of attrition and lost productivity
- Being transgender in the workplace - how can and should companies support people?
- The importance of workplace inclusivity and why it matters for LGBTQA+ employees
- Strategies for fostering inclusive workplaces through policies, trainings, and culture
- Addressing intersectionality in the workplace- recognizing and supporting LGBTQ+ employees who also belong to other marginalized groups
- Celebrating and promoting diversity through Employee Resource Groups and events
- Allyship- what it means and ways in which allies can actively support LGBTQ+ colleagues
- How to respond to discrimination or harassment targeting LGBTQ+ employees
- Reverse Mentoring
- Being Transgender in Ireland today
Della Hunter, Vice Chair of the Compliance Institute D&I Committee and Data Protection Officer in Teagasc
Della is currently the Data Protection Officer in the semi-state body Teagasc, having completed the MSc in Compliance in 2019 with the Institute of Banking. She is a Fellow of the Compliance Institute and a Certified Data Protection Officer. She has previously held roles in Internal Audit and Risk Management and in Corporate Services in Teagasc. She has a Masters in Public Management from the Institute of Public Administration and in her primary degree, she pursued studies in Law, Sociology and Politics.
She has been passionate about equality since her undergraduate studies and co-leads the Teagasc Diversity and Inclusion Working Group where she led the team in drafting the first Diversity and Inclusion Strategy which was launched in 2020. She is also a member of the Professional Women’s Network (PWN) Dublin branch which is focused on achieving gender balanced leadership through the professional development of its members and in promoting engagement in networking opportunities.
Della has had an article published in the DBS Business Review which is an open access, annual academic journal published by Dublin Business School. In her article, “An Investigation into the Relationship Between Diversity and Compliance in Irish Organisations”, Della’s work sought to discover the extent to which regulatory changes relating to diversity, were being reflected in compliance programmes. To read the article in full, please access the following link https://dbsbusinessreview.ie/index.php/journal/issue/current
Della is originally from County Mayo in the West of Ireland where she still regularly spends time. She lives in Tipperary with her husband and two sons.
Wayne Robert Murphy, SVP - ICRM EMEA Head of KYC Policy, Citibank
Wayne has been with Citi for the past 12 years having joined the ICG KYC Operations
Department in 2011. He currently holds the role of Senior Vice President and ICRM EMEA Head
of KYC Policy. Wayne has over 15 years experience in the Financial Services Sector.
In his current role, Wayne is responsible for KYC Policy from an EMEA perspective from a KYC
Oversight, Governance and requirements perspective. His team works to ensure that local KYC
legislative requirements are correctly transposed into procedural documentation as well as from a system requirements perspective. Wayne is a key supporter of Diversity and Inclusion efforts within Citi and our wider community and was Co-Chair for the CitiPride Network in Dublin from 2017 to 2020. Wayne has worked during this time to help to improve and promote a work environment where every employee is valued and respected regardless of their background or how they identify. Wayne has also previously held the position of Co-Chair of the FuSIoN Network (Financial Services Inclusion Network), which is an Ireland Industry-wide, voluntarily led and organised LGBTQ+ Network of Networks. It was formed in 2017 with a mission to combine the expertise of FuSIoN firms’ LGBT+ networks to drive forward LGBT equality and diversity in the financial services sector. Wayne was delighted to be nominated for the International Diversity Role Model Award in the Diversity in Tech Awards 2020 and is an LGBT Great, Project 1000 Role model. Wayne’s educational background consists of a BA in Economics, Finance & French from Maynooth University, an Advanced Diploma in Business Studies and Graduate Diploma in Management Studies from the Institute of Commercial Management, as well as an MSc in Management from the National College of Ireland. Wayne also holds an ACAMs designation.
Sara R Phillips, Manager for sales in Ireland , CPG-Europe Co-Chair International Trans Fund, Board member National Women’s Council Ireland, Board member TGEU ( International Trans Gender organisation).
Sara is a Trans activist working globally. She has been involved with trans activism for over 30 years. She is the former Chair of the Board of Directors of Irelands national trans organisation, Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI), serving 10 years in that position. Sara was one of the lead negotiators to the Gender Recognition Act 2015 and served on the Governmental review of the act in 2018. Sara is a board member of the National Women's Council of Ireland, the Co-Chair of the International Trans Fund in Toronto and Co-Chair of Transgender Europe in Berlin. Sara was honoured as Dublin LGBTQ Pride Grand Marshall in 2018. She is the founder, researcher and archivist of the Irish Trans Archive. Sara is currently the National Manager in Ireland for multinational construction materials manufacturer CPG-Europe.
Stephen D. Donovan, Agile Management Office (AMO) Lead / IT Engineering & Delivery Group Technology & Customer Solutions | Bank of Ireland Group
An experienced Change, Governance, Engagement, Management Information/Reporting, Project/Portfolio, AMO/PMO Management lead with over 25 years of financial services experience. Strong track record in large business & infrastructure transformation/change at a global level through the full programme lifecycle. Highly skilled at stakeholder engagement, cost reduction & management information/reporting at C-suite level. Very passionate about citizenship & diversity having raised over £1M+ for LGBT+ charities.