Make It Happen: Celebrate Women’s Achievements, Call for Greater Equality

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 09:30 to 12:45
Maynooth University Library, First Floor Conference Room

As part of Maynooth University's Equality Strategy, and to mark International Women’s Day, a panel discussion will take place on the theme Make It Happen: Celebrate Women’s Achievements, Call for Greater Equality.

This event is co-sponsored by Enterprise Ireland and Trócaire, and we are delighted to confirm that the Tánaiste, Joan Burton will speak on the day.

The event promises to be informative and inspiring with a range of speakers who are engaged in politics, industry, academia, social and international development.

09:30     Registration
10:00     Welcome address, President Prof. Philip Nolan
10:15     Tánaiste Joan Burton, Minister for Social Protection, and Leader of the Labour Party

10.30     Dr. Shirley O’Dea, Co-founder, Director and Chief Scientific Officer Profector Life Sciences, Senior   
                Lecturer Maynooth University Department of Biology
10:45     Jean O’Sullivan, Female Entrepreneurship Programme, Enterprise Ireland
11:00     Panel Discussion and Open Forum
11:30     Tea / Coffee

11.45     Giustina Mizonni, Global Development Lead CoderDojo Foundation

12:00     Caoimhe De Barra, Director International Division, Trócaire
12:15     Panel Discussion and Open Forum

12.45     Buffet Lunch