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Tue, 09 Nov



Leadership Retreat: Leading Diversity and Inclusion

This 2-day intensively focused training course equips leaders and managers with extensive tools and resources to communicate diversity and inclusion effectively and build inclusive and safe spaces for all at work.

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Leadership Retreat: Leading Diversity and Inclusion
Leadership Retreat: Leading Diversity and Inclusion

Time & Location

09 Nov 2021, 09:30 GMT – 10 Nov 2021, 17:00 GMT

Dublin, Stillorgan Rd, Booterstown, Dublin, A94 V6W3, Ireland

About the event

This 2-day intensively focused training course  equips leaders and managers with extensive tools and resources to communicate diversity and inclusion effectively and build inclusive and safe spaces for all at work.

Date: 9-10 November 2021 Tuesday, Wednesday

Duration: 2 Days

Venue: Radisson Blu St. Helen’s Hotel, Stillorgan, Dublin

This training is for:

  • Managers or team leads of companies large or small who want to ensure everyone in their diverse team feels valued and included.
  • CEOs and founders of organisations who want to lead by example and create a culture company wide where everyone feels they can fully contribute.
  • Learning and Development/Human Resources managers and teams.


Furkan Karayel, Dawn Leane, Adaku Ezeudo

On completion of this training, you will walk away with:

  • Extensive tools and resources to create safe spaces and foster constructive dialogue around diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Skills and insights to enhance your leadership ability and manage diverse and inclusive teams successfully.
  • Each participant will leave the training course with their diversity and inclusion action plan.
  • First copies of Furkan Karayel's new book: Inclusive Intelligence: How to be a role model for diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • Verified Certificate of Completion to acknowledge your commitment to Leading Diversity and Inclusion.

Price: €5,000 

Includes 2 full day intensively focused training. 

1 night stay in a newly renovated double room in Radisson Blu St. Helen’s Hotel Dublin.

Dinner with the group, lunches and beverages.

One additional guest in the hotel room is also welcomed and included in the price.

There is a limited availability.

For further information or registration:

Furkan Karayel



Hotel queries and accessibility requests:

Naomi Hope

Registration Form: 


Furkan Karayel is an award winning inclusive leadership advisor at . Author of the book "Inclusive Intelligence: How to be a Role Model for Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace". She founded after 10 years of software engineering experience in multinational tech companies in Ireland. Her passion is leveraging women-in-tech leadership, diversity and empowering female founders globally. Furkan has been honoured with "Speaker of the Year", "Diversity and Inclusion Role Model in Business" and "Trailblazer" Awards. Additionally, she lectures at Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) about equality, diversity, inclusion and leadership.

Adaku Ezeudo is an award-winning diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) consultant. The founder of boutique consultancy firm, PhoenixRize, she is a facilitator, educator and speaker who is on a mission to equip public and private sector organisations with the skills and know-how to foster greater diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. Her work helps organisations to become aware of the concepts relating to DEI, develop and sustain successful DEI strategies and implement anti-discriminatory and inclusive policies, so they can attract, retain and get the best out of their diverse talents. With a master’s degrees in both business administration and development studies, in addition to a post graduate certificate in the area of Women, Gender & Social Justice, Adaku is uniquely positioned to merge business objectives with those of diversity, equity and inclusion. She has particular expertise in the area of intercultural relations, race relations and intersectionality and is passionate about helping leaders to develop their inclusive leadership skills for the benefit of their teams and organisations.

Dawn Leane has long had an interest in inclusive leadership. During her role as Director of People and Resources with

Chartered Accountants Ireland she worked closely with boards, leadership teams and individuals across a number of sectors. Prior to taking up this role Dawn contributed in a variety of industries including manufacturing, publishing, recruitment, education and the charity sector.

Chartered Accountants Ireland had a gender balance at management level of 50:50 female to male, and throughout the organisation women professionals outnumbered men at 61:39. Having observed how some organisations succeeded in promoting balance at senior levels while others struggled to do so ignited Dawn’s curiosity. Rather than simply implementing policies of compliance when trying to create a more balanced workforce, Dawn believes organisations should focus on developing a culture of diversity and leadership among staff members. Leane Leaders was established to support organisations and individuals on their journey to inclusion across all sectors of society. Dawn is an experienced Corporate Trainer, Executive Coach, Mentor, Facilitator and Speaker.


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