Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging - Session 1 - What it is and the frameworks it is built upon (Online)

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging - What it is and the frameworks it is built upon

Event Details

Date: 13th June 2024

Time: 13:00pm - 14:00pm

CPD: 1 hour LCI, FCI (Compliance), FCI (Ethics), CECA, CFRCP, CSFCP, Professional Banker, Chartered Banker, Certified Bank Director Certified Investment Fund Director, Accredited Funds Professional

Fee: Free to members, €25 to non members

Online: GoTo Webinar 

List of Topics Covered: 

In this session you will be introduced to some of the meaning behind the words Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, the importance of DEIB in the workplace and gain insight into the legal frameworks supporting it.


Key Takeaways

After the session you will;

  • Be able to describe what DEI&B are
  • Understand the importance of embracing DEIB in the workplace
  • Know about some of the key pieces of legislation and support frameworks


Della Hunter, Data Protection Officer in Teagasc, Vice Chair of the Compliance Institute D&I Committee

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


Tracy O'Brien, Managing Director, The People Password

Unlocking the Potential in People| Trainer| Mentor| Coach| HR Expert| Business Strategy & Management Consultant

The People Password is dedicated to unlocking the potential in people through Training, Business Strategy, Coaching, Mentoring, Mediation and positive HR Solutions. As a Psychologist and former HR Director, Tracy founded The People Password to bring her passion for and experience in delivering business results through people to business owners, individuals and HR Departments. Tracy has over 20 years board level and generalist HR and business leadership experience. Through this experience she have gained in-depth knowledge of Business Management and Strategy, Employee Engagement, People and Business Integration, HR Strategy and Operations, Change Management, Coaching, Mediation, Performance Management and Talent Management in B2B and B2C businesses. Tracy has worked with teams who have gained international accreditation as best employers under her strategic and operational vision and execution. Tracy adds value through training, coaching and mentoring in business and soft skills and supporting teams and individuals to operate at their best, consistently. 



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13/06/2024 13:00 - 14:00
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