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AI: Ethics & Diversity Seminar Series with Dr Mary Meaney Haynes

Talk Title
Learnings in Leadership

From running mobile clinics with semi-nomadic polygamous tribes to running McKinsey’s global Organization practice, Dr Mary Meaney Haynes will share some perspectives on a career in consulting, serving on Boards of Fortune500’s and Imperial College Council and her recent work supporting Ukrainian refugees.  A few learnings on leadership… being a woman in male-dominated environments… and raising six children while trying to make a difference.

Mary is a Board member of GBL (Groupe Bruxelles Lambert), Syensqo, Imperial College London and an angel investor and Board member of a range of Tech companies such as Beamery and V-Nova. She also serves on the Advisory Board of Imperial College Business School and is an Ambassador to the International Peter Drucker Forum. Mary also leads Solidarite Ukraine, a non-profit organization in France which supports hundreds of Ukrainian women and children displaced by the war. Previously, she was a Senior Partner at McKinsey where she served on McKinsey’s Shareholder’s Council (global Board of Directors) and led McKinsey’s global Organization practice. She co-authored a book, Leading Organizations, as well as the McKinsey Global Institute report on The Future of Work after Covid-19. Mary was a Trustee of TeachFirst for almost a decade and has lectured at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial, and Tsinghua.


This talk has been organised in coordination with the I-X Women in AI (IX-WAI) Network.


Time: 13.00 – 14.00
Date: Thursday 9 May
Location: Hybrid Event | I-X Conference Room, Level 5
Translation and Innovation Hub (I-HUB)
Imperial White City Campus
84 Wood Lane
W12 0BZ

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