Wendy is passionate about ensuring gender diversity at all levels across LinkedIn and champions this through the EMEA Leadership Team, ensuring that the topic remains front and centre as the business grows. As a result of this effort, and the programmes associated with it, LinkedIn has almost 50/50 gender parity across the region. She initiated LinkedIn’s partnership with Connecting Women in Technology, an initiative aimed at attracting and retaining women to the technology sector, and she is also the executive sponsor for the Employee Resource Group (Women@LinkedIn, or WIN) focused on developing top female talent. Externally, Wendy is a volunteer mentor for a number of women helping them to reach their potential. So far she has helped three young women make important career moves, with a fourth in the works. She is also on Board of Junior Achievement Ireland, which promotes entrepreneurial skills to young people. On the board she has focused her attention on getting female engagement in STEM subjects.