Dr Anita Sands to deliver the Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture at Queen’s

  • Global technology and business leader, Dr Anita Sands, will deliver the Queen’s Management School Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture, this Friday 7 February from 12.00 - 1.05pm.

    The lecture is in association with the Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s and will be held in Riddel Hall at Isdell Courtyard. 

    A graduate of Queen’s, Dr Sands completed her undergraduate degree in Physics and Applied Mathematics, and has a PhD in Atomic and Molecular Physics from the university. Her career path has brought her from Wall Street to Silicon Valley and from an operating role into the boardroom. She currently sits on the boards of three public global technology companies including: Symantec, a cybersecurity Fortune 500 company; ServiceNow, an SaaS service management firm; and innovative storage space business, Pure Storage.

    Dr Sands has long been an advocate of greater diversity in the workplace particularly with regard to the role of women. Her lecture is entitled 'The Future of Work and Women'.

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    Queen’s Management School’s Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture was officially inaugurated by former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, in June 2019.  The lecture series is part of Queen’s Management School’s mission to promote greater equality and diversity in the workplace, particularly with regards to ensuring equality of opportunity and respect for diversity across the University and the wider community.

    To register your attendance, please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-2020-mary-mcaleese-diversity-lecture-tickets-88103378577

    Admission is free and all are welcome.

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    Source: Written from press release

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