Speaker Engagements

Sept 2019: Inclusion Works Conference

Academic Expert/Moderator of the AIB Sponsored “The Power Of Allyship” Practitioner workshop with Adam Harris, Siobhan Sweeney, James Cawley, and Ahmed Mansour

June 2019: Diana Impact Day- Boston

Academic Expert on the “Implicit Bias” Panel with Nina Roque, Angela Lee, and Marjorie Perry

May 2019: DCU and the Sustainable Development Goals Event

Keynote Speaker on SDG 5 – “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” – and its relevance in informing my own personal research agenda.

Feb 2019: DCU Get Started Conference

Academic Expert/Moderator of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Panel

Jan 2019: PwC Family Business Report Event: The Values Effect

Keynote Speaker and Panel discussant with Frances McArdle – Height for Hire, Liz McCarthy Fexco, Tom Shipsey – Stonehouse Marketing and Mairead Connolly- PwC Tax Partner.

Nov 2018: DCU NCFB Next Gen Women Leaders in Family Business

Keynote speaker with Frances McArdle from Height for Hire

Oct 2018: National Centre of Family Business’s Annual Conference

Master of Ceremonies with Lynn and Rosie Temple from Magee Clothing, Clare Kelly and Rebecca Kelly from Glandore. Pictured with Professor Brian MacCraith, President of DCU and Catherine Moroney, head of Business Banking in AIB.

Sept 2018: The Entrepreneurial Mindset at Google Dublin

Keynote Speaker with
  Sandra Whitney, Director of Global Partnerships at Google; Garvan Callan, strategist, innovator and transformation advisor; Paddy Flynn, Director of Geodata Operations at Google; Liz Fulham, CEO at Salesoptimize; Paul Mullin, Managing Director of the White Hag Brewery; Liz Cunningham, Director of Tax for EMEA at Google.

March 2018: Bank of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland’s International Women’s Day Event

Keynote Speaker with Mary McKenna, TourAmerica, Karen Malone, Centaur, Clare McHugh Axonista, Dr Nora Khaldi, Nuritas

May 2017: DCU’s Women in Leadership Event

Keynote Speaker with Brid Horan- Deputy Chief Executive ESB until late 2014, Caroline Keeling -CEO and Managing Director of Keelings, Stephanie Manahan- CEO of  Central Remedial Clinic (CRC) 

March 2017- Bank of Ireland International Women’s Day Event

Panelist with Dee Forbes, Director General, RTÉ, Mark Fenton, CEO & Founder, MASFConsulting (and ex Group Diversity & Inclusion Business Partner, AXA) and Éilish Finan, Chartered Director, NED, New Ireland Assurance Company (NIAC).

Nov 2018: Women in Leadership event

Keynote Speaker with Peaches Kemp- Co-Founder and Director of itsa Ltd, Roslyn Bell and Orlaith Carmody – Managing Director at Gavin Duffy and Associates

May 2018: Celebration of Female Entrepreneurship at Aras an Uachtaráin

Invited guest of President Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina in recognition of my contribution to Female Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Creativity and the Sustainable Economy.

March 2017- Irish US Alumni Association International Women’s Day Event

Nominated as a Leader and Role Model in the Field of Education

Nov 2016: PWC Family Business Event on Succession

Keynote speaker and academic commentator on the 2016 Annual Family Business Survey (link to video) https://youtu.be/K5Bg8k5oF2A

Aug 2016: EY’s Entrepreneurial Winning Women Programme, Olympics, Rio de Janeiro