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Transformational Women in Business

16 Mar 2016, 5.15PM–7.45PM
Stirling Court Hotel, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA
Diane Mulholland, Kirsty Mac and Elaine McKechnie

Join the University of Stirling Management School in their support of International Women's Day, where three successful business women will share their experiences about how they have effected positive change in terms of policies and process which has created a more diverse organisational culture. This event is being held in conjunction with the Institute of Directors and One Stirling as part of the many activities happening during the University of Stirling's International Women's Month.


Diane Mulholland is Vice President and General Manager of the Scotland and Northern Ireland regions of Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Diane plays an active role in public affairs and diversity issues for Enterprise Rent-A-Car and, within the organisation, Diane has been an integral part of the female mentoring programme, supporting women in the business and helping them to progress and reach their full potential. Programmes like this have helped the company remain one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women for the tenth year running.

Kirsty Mac is the Founder and Director of Leadership Styled, a business consultancy specialising in both Executive and Personal coaching and leadership development. She has a background in sales with 10 years experience working with companies such as Marks & Spencers, Mattel and Masterfoods. Kirsty has facilitated conferences around the world, delivering leadership programmes for several clients as well as designing and developing her new stationery brand.

Elaine McKechnie is Lead Project Manager for HSBC's Cyber Risk Intelligence Unit and has been working with the Bank since 2013. Elaine is passionate about championing IT careers towards young people and encouraging more females into STEM (Science, Tech, Eng, Maths) roles. As a STEM ambassador Elaine has delivered workshops and sessions to schools and charities to open people's minds to IT related roles. Elaine recently joined the Board of Scotland Women in Technology and is currently working closely with the University of Stirling on a variety of industry-led proposals.


5:15 Registration

Welcome from Professor Sharon Bolton, Dean of Equality & Diversity and Head of the University of Stirling Management School

5:55 Panel Discussion / Question and Answer
6:55 Vote of thanks and close
7:00-7:45 Drinks reception and networking

Note: Although this event celebrates women in business, it is not an exclusive women only event.

To register and discover more about our speakers, please visit our Eventbrite page.

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