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Face to face

Pearl Assurance House, Belfast

At a glance…

Learn the power of self-belief and the transformative potential of a growth mindset at Young Women's Network: Inspire, Innovate and Create Impact. Discover the art of presenting yourself with confidence as we discuss how to harness the power of motivational intelligence to turn challenges into opportunities. 

We'll be joined by Women in Business member, Shorlagh McConville, Business Development Manager, Mivan and shareholder of the Rathbane Group. Shorlagh will focus on the topic of Young Women in Leadership and how to Lead with Motivational Intelligence. She will share insights from her early career, highlighting instances where she seized leadership opportunities at junior levels, which propelled her development within the organisation. Shorlagh aims to equip young women in business with the practical tools to excel in their careers. She will provide actional tips on enhancing self-motivation, self-belief, decision-making, and leadership skills. 

Together with the Women in Business Young Women's Network, Shorlagh looks forward to inspiring more young female leaders to think bigger, achieve more, and excel in both business and life.

Here's what we have lined up:

6:00 pm- Arrival, registration and refreshments
6:15 pm- Welcome and overview of Women in Business, Ciara Hughes, Young Women's Network Lead at Women in Business
6:30 pm- Guest Speaker, Shorlagh McConville, Mivan
6:50 pm- Discussion and Q&A
7:00 pm- Facilitated Networking
8:00 pm- Close

This dynamic event reinforces that "your network is your net worth." Young Women's Network is a supportive community where you can thrive and grow. Build your network and make quality connections with like-minded women within the Women in Business Community. Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect, learn, and grow with like-minded individuals. Book your spot now to avoid disappointment!

The Young Women’s Network provides a platform to empower young women. Equipping you with the tools, networks and insights that you need to get ahead. If you are under 28 years old, a student, recent graduate, an aspiring entrepreneur or in the initial stages of working life, we can help with your career progression. 

The Young Women’s Network is sponsored by Queen’s University Belfast.

Guest speaker:

Shorlagh McConville

Shorlagh McConville

Business Development Manager at Mivan Ltd

Shorlagh is a shareholder of the Rathbane Group, the parent company of Mivan. The Rathbane Group is a second-generation, family-owned and managed business rooted in Northern Ireland with projects worldwide. The Rathbane Group comprises Mivan, MJM Marine, Topglass, and Rathbane Holdings. Growing up in the family business has equipped Shorlagh with a deep understanding of both the operational intricacies of running a business and the importance of building strong relationships with clients, stakeholders, and employees. This unique background has enabled her to excel in her current role as Business Development Manager at Mivan, where she drives business growth and oversees business development and marketing. In addition to her primary responsibilities, Shorlagh leads various group-wide marketing projects within the Rathbane Group and serves as the chairperson for Mivan’s health, wellbeing, social, and charitable programme leading a hybrid team of 12 across HQ & London Sites. In the early years of her career, Shorlagh worked within various departments including Marketing and Communications, Business Systems, HR, and Accounts and since then she has earned her Chartered Marketer status, completed a Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing and an Executive Diploma in Leadership and Management.


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