it@cork are excited to announce our next Diversity in Tech event: ‘Looking after our Mental Health’, scheduled for Wednesday 12th May from 12pm-1pm.
It is with great pleasure we announce that Deloitte are proudly sponsoring both this event, and the remaining 2021 Diversity in Tech series of events.
Looking after our mental health is essential to help us get through these challenging times. Over a year into the current pandemic, many of us feel challenged, tested and stressed in different ways.
Mental health is an important part of everyone’s life as it enables us to function daily, and positive mental health contributes to our overall wellbeing. During this webinar, panellists will be discussing different ways that we can enhance our self-care and positive mental health. Mental health is currently at the top of the agenda for most companies, with people struggling to support colleagues and their teams. The panellists will be discussing different ways to help us overcome some of the challenges we face, including:
- Coping mechanisms for people during the pandemic
- Top tips and recommendations for dealing with mental health issues
- Signs to look out for with your teams and colleagues
- How to provide support to individuals and work teams
- Importance of maintaining a healthy work/life balance.
- Discussing the new ‘Right to Disconnect’ legislation
Panel speakers include:
- Clodagh Fleming, Director at Ohana ZERO suicide
- Catherine Egan Morley, Service Manager at Jigsaw
- Dario Cascio, Localization Professional at LocalEyes & Blogger – The Sicilian Wanderer
- Aoife Ni Chonchuir, Health Promotion Officer at HSE
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Deloitte offer a range of services within audit, tax, consulting, and corporate finance to both public and private clients spanning multiple industries. As the world’s largest professional services firm globally, Deloitte have a connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and currently employ in excess of 150 people in their Cork office.
Overview of panellists
Clodagh is one of the Directors of Ohana ZERO suicide. Together with the other 14 voluntary team members, she was very aware of the impact lockdown restrictions were having on people’s mental health. They wanted to play a small part in the educating of people in this space and help to reduce the stigma that is attached to it. Their free, Ohana ZERO suicide training, that was launched in December 2020 is being shared far and wide with the impact of it already evident.
Catherine Egan Morley
Catherine is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin with over 25 years’ leadership experience in the statutory, private and community and voluntary sectors.
Dario is a globetrotter with a strong passion for languages, video games, pizza and punk-rock. Dario’s day job is to help businesses thrive internationally through languages, AI, Machine Learning and new technologies. Dario is lucky enough to call “home to two of the best islands in the world: Sicily and Ireland”.
Aoife Ni Chonchuir
Aoife has a Masters in Social Science. She is employed as a Health Promotion Officer with HSE, for over ten years. An initiative she is currently co-ordinating is PSYCHED (Positive Support You Can Have Every Day) programme. To date over 200 cork city and county workplaces have engaged in the Psyched Initiative. The aim is to get all workplaces across Cork city and county psyched about mental health and wellbeing. Aoife also has significant experience in the areas of drugs and alcohol education and prevention strategies and has been significantly involved in Cork Healthy Cities.
Eileen Healy is a partner in Deloitte’s Risk Advisory practice specialising in the provision of risk management, compliance, governance and technology assurance services to clients in the life sciences, corporate and public sectors including higher education. Eileen has over 24 years’ experience in the provision of professional services and leads out on a number of firm wide services including sustainability assurance.