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West Cork: Women in STEM
April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree – €20
The theme for our April event will be women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).
About this Event
We are delighted to have Gillian Keating join us as our keynote speaker for our April event.
An experienced practitioner, Gillian is a highly regarded deal lawyer known for her work in the technology market, where clients seek her out for complex matters. As a partner in Ronan Daly Jermyn corporate law practice Gillian leads the technology and life science sectors.
Gillian is an Adjunct Professor in the College of Business and Law at University College Cork (UCC) and in 2017 received an Alumni Achievement Award from UCC. She sat on the Governing Body of UCC until February 2019 and is a past president of Cork Chamber of Commerce from 2014 to January 2019. Gillian chaired the Audit Committee at UCC and is currently a member of the Audit Committee of Cork City Council.
Gillian is a mentor under the IMI Mentor program and is also a participant in 30% Club, a collaborative business-led effort to make real change in Ireland, aiming towards 30% female representation in senior management by 2020.
Gillian is a co-founder of the award winning I WISH (Inspiring Women in Stem) social enterprise. I WISH is an initiative to inspire young women to consider careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) and in this way helps address the skills gap in the technology sector. www.iwish.ie. To date 16,000 female students have attended the I Wish showcase events in Cork and Dublin and I Wish campus weeks at colleges and universities in Ireland.