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International Women's Day Conference 2016

International Women's Day 2016 - Tuesday 8th March 2016

The conference which was held on the 8th March 2016 was titled ‘Embracing Gender Equality & Diversity’ was opened by the VPA&R, Professor Paul McCutcheon and was chaired by UTV Presenter, Alison Comyn. The 220 registered participants, male and female from across the institution, also included representatives from Dell, Intel & Vistakon. Speakers on the day included Margot Slattery, Country President, Sodexo Ireland, Professor Tara Moore, University of Ulster, Professor Tiziana Margaria, University of Limerick, Dr. Lisa O’ Donoghue, University of Limerick, Baz Ashmawy, TV and Radio Presenter and Dr Tomás Mac Conmara, Oral Historian and Heritage Consultant.

Pictured at the IWDC Conference (l-r) Tommy Foy, HR Director, Alison Comyn (Conference Chair); Marie Connolly (Conference organiser); Speakers - Professor Tiziana Margaria (UL) Margot Slattery, Sodexo; Professor Tara Moore – Ulster University and Baz Ashmavy, Broadcaster; Missing from picture - Dr. Lisa O’Donoghue UL and Dr. Tomas Mac Conmara; Oral Historian who closed the conference with his presentation on ‘the role of women in the rebellion’.
Professor Tara Moore – Ulster University and Baz Ashmavy, Broadcaster, Alison Comyn (Conference Chair)