Leading for Diversity & Inclusion
The 2019 Irish economy is a myriad of very different organisations, with a workforce of people with different cultures, values and abilities. Increasingly, Irish based organisations are working with and managing people in a global context. The ability of the organisational leadership team to connect with employees with such wide and varied backgrounds is now essential if their organisation is to continue to thrive and grow. It is also essential to attract and retain top talent in an economy that has a national unemployment rate of 5%. That said achieving a high-performing, inclusive organisation is a challenging and arduous journey. Talking about diversity and inclusion is one thing, but walking the walk is the real test and the role of leadership is key Join us at this organisational leadership event, where two of The Institute’s most senior business leaders will discuss their role and their organisation’s approach to “Leading for diversity and inclusion”.I AM A MEMBER! BOOK MY PLACENOT A MEMBER - CALL ME BACK TO LEARN MORE Leading for Diversity & Inclusion Wednesday, 20th February 2019
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Head of Dropbox Business EMEA
Head Of LinkedIn Sales Solutions In EMEA & LATAM
Geraldine MacCarthy is the Head of EMEA Sales at Dropbox. At Dropbox, customers are at the center of everything that we do, and Geraldine’s team work with of our Business and Large Enterprise customers across EMEA to ensure that they have the right solution in place to accommodate their specific business challenges and needs.
Geraldine joined Dropbox in 2014, where she built the EMEA business up from a 25 person team to over 300+ strong today, building a sophisticated sales team and led the opening of offices in London, Paris and Hamburg.
Prior to Dropbox, Geraldine spent 8 years at Google in Dublin, Poland and San Francisco, leading teams through start up and growth phases.
Geraldine has been a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion through much of her career; she was a participant in the first Female Founders Forum in Dublin in 2014 and in Dropbox she established the WomenInSales group. She was recently recognised by Silicon Republic in The Workplace Advocates: 23 women sending the ladder back down list for her dedication to making Dropbox an inclusive and diverse place to work! .