Conference Awards

I have presented my work at international conferences and to date have received thirteen best paper awards.

2019: 14th Diana International Conference: Diana Conference Best Paper Award: “Online Communities and Entrepreneuring Mothers: Practices of Being, Building and Belonging”.

2018:  21th Annual Irish Academy of Management Conference
Best Paper in Technology and Innovation Track: “How can Quadruple Helix Relationships be leveraged to create and capture value within University Technology Transfer Business Models?”.

2018: European Academy of Management (Euram)
Best Paper in Innovation Track: “How can Quadruple Helix Relationships be leveraged to create and capture value within University Technology Transfer Business Models?”.

2018: European Academy of Management (Euram)
Best Empirical Paper Nomination: “A Multilevel Perspective of Organizational Learning in the Transgenerational Entrepreneurial Family Firm”.

2018: American Academy of Management – Best Paper Proceedings (top 10% of submissions)
“The Emancipatory Potential of Female Digital Entrepreneurship: Institutional Voids in Saudi Arabia”.

2017: 12th Diana International Conference
Overall Best Paper Award: “An Exploration of the Emancipatory Potential of Digital Entrepreneurship for Women Entrepreneurs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)”.

2016: STEP Global Conference
Best Poster Award: “Entrepreneurial Learning Processes in a Transgenerational Entrepreneurial Family firm”.

2016:  19th Annual Irish Academy of Management Conference
Best Overall Paper Award -Runner-Up: “Entrepreneurial Learning Processes in a Transgenerational Entrepreneurial Family Firm”.

2012: Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE)
Best Overall Paper for Female Entrepreneurship: “Doing Good, Doing Well, Doing Gender: The Invisibility of Women in Social Entrepreneurship Policy and Research”.

2008:   International Council for Small Business (ICSB)
Best Overall Paper for Female Entrepreneurship: “All by myself”: The female high technology entrepreneur”.

2007: Irish Network of Teachers and Researchers of Entrepreneurship (INTRE)
Overall Best Paper Award: “Sense and sensibility: the role of business incubator client advisors in assisting high technology entrepreneurs to make sense of investment readiness status”.

2005:  Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE)
Best Paper in Track and Best Overall Paper for Entrepreneurship and SME Development – “Building Futures or Stealing Secrets? Entrepreneurial Cooperation and Conflict within Business Incubators”