Communication in a Diverse World

Date & Time: 
Monday, May 29, 2017 - 08:30 to 12:00

Intel Ireland
IR1 Reception
Co. Kildare


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Communication in a Diverse World

Slides and handouts from the various presentations made on the day are available below:

Opening and introduction by Alma Carroll of Intel
Supplier Diversity at Intel by Gráinne D'Arcy of Intel
WEConnect International Overview
Breaking Bias: Diversity in the Workplace by Mairead Whelan of Intel
Growing Your Business Through Coaching Conversations by Amanda Cahir-O'Donnell of TIO Consulting Ltd.
Overview of DiSC® Styles
Values Reflection Exercise
Profile of Power

It’s no secret that healthy competition leads to better products and services and a strengthened economy. Entrepreneurs have always been the catalysts for economic growth, and Intel has long been a champion of their efforts. To continue this tradition, Intel provides individuals with the relevant skills, literacy and resources they need to help their businesses succeed.

In 2015, Intel’s CEO, Brian Krzanich, shared Intel’s commitments to Diversity, which included spending $1b per annum with certified diverse suppliers. He further committed to Intel Capital spending $125m with diverse technology suppliers. To help enable this vision Intel’s CEO made available a diversity and inclusion fund of $300m. This shows Intel’s dedication at all levels within the organisation to drive success in Diversity, as well as build an innovative and diverse supply chain reflecting the market and supporting the communities we work in. In the United Kingdom Intel is driving an initiative in the supply chain and giving individuals the skills to compete in any economy.

Intel Ireland, a WEConnect International corporate member, would like to invite you to participate in a Supplier Workshop on Communication in a Diverse World.

This event is aimed at majority women owned businesses; those that are minimum 51% owned by one or more women, who provide products and services in the following sectors:
Marketing, HR, Recruitment, Catering, Training, Advertising, Merchandise, Events, Corporate Services, Logistics, Facilities Management, Legal and Technology.

8:30am Registration, breakfast and networking
9:00am Opening and introduction - Alma Carroll, EMEA RDSS Sourcing Manager and RDSS Supplier Diversity Lead, Intel
9:15am Supplier Diversity at Intel - Gráinne D'Arcy, EMEA Regional Sourcing Manager and Ireland Supplier Diversity Lead, Intel
9:45am WEConnect International Update
10:00am Breaking Bias: Diversity in the Workplace - Mairead Whelan, HR Talent Acquisition, Intel
10:45am Tea/Coffee break
11.00am Growing Your Business Through Coaching Conversations - Amanda Cahir-O'Donnell, Managing Director, TIO Consulting Ltd.
11.45am Wrap-up and Close - Alma Carroll, EMEA RDSS Sourcing Manager and RDSS Global Supplier Diversity Lead, Intel

There are a limited number of places available for this free workshop so if you are interested in attending, please sign up online here:

For any further queries, please contact Barbara Dunne of Intel Ireland at

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