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Because IT Matters

Thousands of young girls want to “Make The World A Better Place”

We are one of Thousands of Companies Higher Education Institutes Public Sector Partners and Volunteers That can show them how through STEM

IT matters because

  • Expertise in STEM subjects is required to deliver our economic ambition

  • Just 17% of first time entrants to technology courses in universities are women, just 24% in engineering representing no change in 10 years

  • Women make up 50% of the workforce yet less than 25% work in jobs that use STEM skills

  • The world economic forum predict that the top 15 economies will lose 5 million jobs in the next 5 years; these losses will fall disproportionately on women as they are not taking up careers in the new jobs created by STEM if we do nothing.

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Adrian Walker – Director R&D tax credits – Deloitte

Anne Scallen – Senior Project Manager & Creative Consultant – The Paciello Group

Niamh O’ Donnell – Senior Program Manager – Google

Laura Rahill – Teacher – Maynooth University

Niamh Harbourne – Lecturer – UCD

Kate Keohane – Roads Engineer – Cork County Council

Elizabeth Shotten – Asociate Professor – UCD School of Architecture, Planning & Environmental Policy

Aine Mulcahy – Managing Director – OCS One Complete Solution

Louise Gallagher – Cyber Security – Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Jane Heaney – Training, Quality and Knowledge Manager -Vodafone

Mairéad Cleary – Junior Clinical Project Manager – AventaMed

Rachel Quinlan – Student – UCC

Katherine O’ Sullivan – TY Co-ordinator – Presentation Secondary School, Waterford

Sarin Delahunty- Environmental Design Engineer – Arup

Andrea Fagan – Software Developer VP – Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Rossella Salaro – Civil Engineer – Wrights

Laura Kenna – Primary School Teacher – Saint Patrick’s Infants school

Katelijne Bijnens – Communication Manager – Janssen Sciences Ireland

Deirdre Kelliher – Quantity Surveyor – Cogent Associates

Eamonn O’ Neill – OPen Innovation Manager – DePuy Synthes, Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Barbara Burgoyne – Manager – Janssen Sciences Ireland UC

Clemence Parnaix – Airfield Capacity Analyst – Dublin Airport

Aishleigh Lawson – Account Manager – Creative Emporium

Ger Reilly – Head of School of Mechanical & Design Engineering – Technology University Dublin

Aoife Taffe – Creative Digital Media Student – CIT

Julieanne Fleming – Technology Manager –  Deloitte Ireland 

Aoife Murphy – Senior Structural Engineer – David Kelly Partnership

Cristina – Community & Knowledge Manager – Fireye

Joanne O Brien – TMForum

Isobel O’ Regan – Savills

Julie Callanan – PHD Researcher – APC Microbiome Ireland

Ciara Lucy – Spearline

Danielle Maye – QA Engineer – Fidelity Investments

Shirley O’ Shea – HSE

Dr Aileen Butler – Principal Clinical Scientist – Dept of Clinical Genetics, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin

Paul McCabe – Site Leader – Alexion College Park

Patrick McBeth – Principal – Ursuline Secondary School, Cork

Anna Murphy – Project Engineer – Nicholas O’ Dwyer (Engineering Consultants)

Hannah Breen – Teacher – Presentation Community College

Carine Gachon – Head of Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering – GMIT

Zaida Espana – External Comms Manager- Europe – Arup

Michaela Courtney – Digital Marketing, Communications & Social Media – CIF

Sarah O’ Malley – Prequalification Manager – Wills Bros. Limited

Dr Paul Fahy – Lecturer – Galway-Mayo institute of technology

Sarah Dowling – Structural Engineer – PM Group

Mary Riordan – Marketing Coordinator – Tandem Project Management Ltd

Deirdre Kelly-McSweeney – Quality Systems Senior Analyst – Pepsico

Karen Maye – Post-primary teacher and PME Methods Lecturer – UCD

Caoimhe Leahy – Student – UCD

Maeve McCarthy – Senior Manufacturing Engineer – Stryker

Richard Coffey – Senior EHS Consultant – PM Group

Mairead Dayton – Teacher – St Mary’s college Naas

John Kilganon – Advisor Technologies – Junior Cycle for Teachers (JCT)

Evan Finegan – Lecturer – Department of Architecture, Cork Institute of Technology

Aoife Kelly – Project Manager – Engineers Ireland

Laura Rooney – Product Manager – Merck Millipore

Avril Hanifin – IT Engineer – Goodbody Stockbrokers

Sandra Campion – Deputy Principal – Presentation Secondary School, Kilkenny

Anusha Lihala

Tara O’Connor – Cost Engineer – Jacobs Engineering

Saorlaith Ní Shuibhne – Transport Engineer – Jacobs Engineering

Daniella Traynor – Student – University College Cork

Lauren McDonald – Student – University College Cork

Lauren Burke – Student – University College Cork

Ellen Doorly – Student – University of Limerick

Justin O’ Keefe – Founder – Talentforce recruitment

Heather O’ Connell – Model Development Manager – AIB

Helen Murray – Business Technology Director – Pfizer

Kelly Mulligan – Software Engineer – Workday

Yvonne Kavanagh – Assistant Registrar – Institute of Technology Carlow

Caroline Sheehan – MSc Supply Chain Management Candidate Organisation – UCD Smurfit School of Business

Vicky Lee Twomey – Coder/Mentor – Eventgeek

Sinéad O’Geran – IT Program Manager – UCC

Alexandra Hamilton – Senior energy engineer – 3 Counties Energy Agency

Aoife Cannon – Research Fellow – Trinity College Dublin

Suzanne Deasy – IT Programme Manager – Musgraves

Elise Finn – Business Director – Smart Tactics

Laura Daly – QA Pharmacist – Pfizer 

Alison – Accountant – WTW

Caroline Territt – Customer Experience Product Manager – Sysnet Global Solutions

Yolande Nieman – Software Sales Manager – Taxamo

Karen Costello – Business Analyst – IBM Watson Health

Luke Foley – Medicinal Chemistry Student – Trinity College Dublin

Paula Neary – Managing Director – Accenture

Paula Ralph – Chemistry / Science Teacher – Holy Family Community School Rathcoole

Colin O Donovan – Director – Clearstream

Rose Butler – Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Undergrad & Science Faciliator Organisation –  CIT & Blackrock Castle Observatory

Clemence Prosen – Product Development Manager – Bio-marine Ingredients Ireland

Gillian Morgan – Manufacturing Process Specialist Organisation – Johnson & Johnson

Ciara Lambe – Civil Engineer – Arup

Patricia Hegarty – Advanced Instrument Engineer – Marathon Oil UK

Carmel Coll – Acting Business Advisor – Local Enterprise Office, Leitrim

Jessica Franklin – PHD Student – National University of Ireland Galway

Maura Fallon – Guidance Counsellor – Presentation Secondary School, Loughboy, Kilkenny

Fiona O’ Connor – Second level Biology/science teacher Organisation / School: Davitt College, Castlebar

Siobhan Coote – CEMS Environmental & Process Controls / Helio Gas Detection

Maria Morgan – Senior Lecturer in Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics Organisation / School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Lydia Slattery – Senior Manager Biopharmaceutical Chemistry Organisation / School: Eurofins Biopharma Testing

Marion McAfee –Head of Department of Mechanical & Electronic Engineering Organisation / School: IT Sligo

Rebecca Quinlan – Undergraduate Student – UCC

Adrienne Harrington – Chief Executive Officer – Ludgate Hub Skibbereen

Carmel Wright – Entrepeneur- Show Me Science

Anne Wright – Lecturer in Creative Computing Organisation / School: Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire

Simone Silva – Chemical Engineer

Gordon O’Regan – CEO – L&M Keating

Christine O’Neill – Routematch

Geraldine Grant – Tutor –Good Shepherd Cork, Bruac Trianing Centre

Angela O Connell -Programme Officer, Foróige Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)

William Opperman – MSPTOR Cork

Mary Carew – Guidance Counsellor – Gorey Community School

Lynn Ramsey – Head of Teaching and Learning – Letterkenny Institute of Technology

Annie Curtis – Research Lecturer – Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Dr Attracta Foley – Lecturer in civil engineering – AIT

Stephen Vard – Director – Vard Brand

Eve Costello – Business Analyst/Developer – Expeditors onsite at Google

Shirley Byrne – Staff Officer – HSE South

Brenda Murphy – Account Manager – AM O’Sullivan PR

Peter Finnegan – Director – Blackstone LaunchPad at UCC

Sandra Gleeson – Inspector – EPA

Emily McSweeney – Human Resources Arup

Ronan O’ Sullivan – CTO – Initiafy

Derek Shaw – Transition Year Coordinator – Wesley College

Patricia Lewis – Deputy Principal – Wesley College

Emily Twomey – Senior Research Scientist – Nimbus Research Centre, Cork Institute of Technology

Hannah Kearney – Design Engineer, Digital Services – Arup Dublin

Stephanie Murphy – Software Developer – Digisoft.TV

Lorraine McCarthy – Teacher – St Josephs Secondary School – Tulla

Alison Reynolds – Assistant Professor In Veterinary Biosciences – University College Dublin

Caroline Mulcahy – Project Manager & STEM Ambassador – Air Products Industrial Gases UK IE

Sandra Palles – Operations Manager – CGE Ltd

Ruth Buckley – ICT Director – Cork City Hall

Gillian Keating – Partner – Ronan Daly Jermyn

Caroline O’ Driscoll – Tax Partner – Deloitte

Maeve Larkin – Verification Engineer – Movidius (Intel Ireland)

Ann Foley – Lecturer – GMIT – Letterfrack

Aisling Twohill – Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education Organisation / School – DCU

Carol O’ Donovan – President – JCI Cork

Roseanne O’ Leary – STEPS Executive – Engineers Ireland

Renate Murphy – Director – Cameo Communications

Sharon Lombard – I WISH

Brian Doody – Director – Eclipse