University Celebrates International Women's Week 2017

Mar 01 2017 Posted: 10:27 GMT

The OVPED and partners produced an excellent programme of events for International Women’s Week March 6 – 10th 2017 with something on offer for all:

March 6th            

  • "Full STEAM Ahead: Engineering for All" event to celebrate Women in STEMM and to mark the renaming of the Engineering Building the “Alice Perry Engineering Building. This event was in collaboration with the CoEI and Ms Caroline Spillane, Director General, Engineers Ireland and included: an interactive exhibition aimed at second level students, organised by colleagues in CoEI; a roundtable discussion: Supporting engineering talent and diversity for a better society; and the formal renaming event. Venue: Ground floor, Alice Perry Engineering Building.

 March 7th            

  • “Making a Difference” TedEx Event sponsored by the University Women's Network. Venue: Siobhan McKenna Lecture Theatre

March 8th             INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY

  • Keynote Lecture: “Inclusivity in the workplace: key to success” Ms Margot Slattery, Country Manager Sodexo, Ireland, and Ms Meg Horsburg, Head of D&I for Sodexo UK      

March 9th            

  • Wikipedia Editathon Event “Who are the missing Women on Wikipedia” organised by Dr Sharon Flynn, Assistant Director, CELT and Dr Rachel Hilliard, Chair of the UWN with support from Wikimedia Community Ireland. Venue: Engineering Lab - Ground Floor of Alice Perry Engineering building
  • Bring your Whole Self to Work” LGBT networking event in collaboration with TCD LGBT Staff Network and AMACH, Galway.