We are delighted to continue our Autumn Philanthropy in Practice Training Series. The training is open to both members and non-members of Philanthropy Ireland but specifically targeted for those engaged in the grantmaking space.

​We welcome you to join us for the Philanthropy in Practice Series with BRAP on Wednesday, 25th November from 1.30pm-4.00pm. This live interactive workshop on Unconscious Bias will introduce you to the concept of unconscious bias, exploring how bias manifests itself in our everyday lives and how it can influence decision-making when allocating funds as well as our attitudes and behaviour towards others.

 This 2.5hr workshop (with a break in between) will focus on:

  • Understanding bias – conscious and unconscious  
  • Recognising where bias may impact or arise in your grant making work 
  • Discussing strategies to interrupt or mitigate bias

With breakout sessions, links, comments and reflections throughout. 

To find out more about BRAP and its team click here

Tickets cost

€40 for Members and €60 for Non-Members

To book please RSVP to niamh@philanthropy.ie

Tickets are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

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Joe Quinsey

Joined the Board in January 2021

Joe Quinsey, currently CEO of DCU Educational Trust, has over 30 years’ senior-level experience covering both industry and the non-profit sector. Previous non-profit roles include CEO of The Children’s Medical & Research Foundation and Director of Change for the Rehab Group, whilst his industry experience includes senior finance, commercial and general management roles in blue chip multi-nationals, Diageo and CRH. A chartered management accountant by profession, Joe also holds an MBA from Dublin City University

Brid Cannon

Bríd is an Associate Director in Risk Consulting. She commenced her career working in private equity and investment management and has since built over 10 years’ experience in professional services.

Bríd advises clients on matters relating to governance, conduct, regulation and compliance. Previous engagements include working as Authorised Officer for the Central Bank of Ireland on conduct related issues; advising an international insurance group on the authorisation process and also an international banking group on compliance relating to its private banking business. She has significant experience in Individual Accountability, Fitness and Probity having advised both Irish and UK institutions on their obligations in these areas.