Monday, 8 March 2021

International Women's Week 2021

International Women's Week 2021 banner

The Office of the Vice President for Equality and Diversity is delighted to invite you to attend a series of events from 8-12 March to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021.

Please register for your choice of events by clicking on the links below.

Monday March 8th, 12:30pm

On the occasion of International Women's Day, Catherine Connolly, TD and Leas-Cheann Chomhairle, is to deliver an address on the theme 'Using Your Voice' on the invitation of the University Women's Network.

To obtain Zoom joining link, please REGISTER HERE

Catherine Connolly - Keynote speaker

Monday March 8th, 1pm - 2pm

Whitaker webinars presents ‘Engendering the macroeconomy. Current efforts and future directions. 

Speakers: Professor Maria S. Floro, American University in Washington DC, Dr Srinivas Raghavendra, NUI Galway. Hosted by Dr Nata Duvvury, NUI Galway.

Register here

Whitaker webinar pic

Tuesday March 9th, 12pm - 1pm

The Office of the Vice President for Equality and Diversity is delighted to present Kerrie Power, CEO of HEAnet, who will be speaking about women and tech in her talk 'kpow: bucking the trend'

To obtain Zoom joining link, please REGISTER HERE.

 

 

 Kerrie Power profile photo
Wednesday March 10th, 11am - 12pm

The Office of the Vice President for Equality and Diversity, in association with the College of Science and Engineering, NUI Galway present Dr Anushree Dwivedi, R&D Engineer, CERENOVUS, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, who will be speaking about her career in science and engineering, and her journey to where she is at now in her talk ‘Careers have no gender – Dream big; Achieve big' (WiSTEM2D program). 

Dr Dwivedi will be joined by Aoibhín Sheedy, NUI Galway Biomedical Engineering PhD Candidate and NUIG WiSTEM Founder and Auditor 20/21, who will be providing an overview of the NUIG WiSTEM society.

To obtain Zoom joining link, please REGISTER HERE

 Profile photos
Wednesday March 10th, 12pm - 1pm

The Office of the Vice President for Equality and Diversity is delighted to invite Dr Sinead Ring, Maynooth University and Professor Jason Last, University College Dublin, to participate in a panel discussion on 'Implementing the Consent Framework in Irish HEIs', facilitated by Dr Pádraig Mac Neela, NUI Galway.

To obtain the Zoom joining linkplease REGISTER HERE

 CFI Panel speakers - profile photos
Thursday March 11th, 1pm - 2pm

The Office of the Vice President for Equality and Diversity is delighted to present Professor Molly Byrne, NUI Galway for her talk: 'The Irish response to the COVID-19 pandemic: The case for diversity and inclusion?’

To obtain the Zoom joining link, please REGISTER HERE

 Prof Molly Byrne - profile photo
Friday March 12th, 12pm - 1pm

The Office of the Vice President for Equality and Diversity is delighted to present Clíona O'LearyDeputy Head of Television Sport, RTE, for her talk: ‘Sport and Media: A Gender Perspective’,

To obtain the Zoom joining link, please REGISTER HERE

 Clíona O'Leary - profile photo
Friday March 12th, 2pm - 3:30pm

NUI Galway International Staff Network is hosting a webinar: 
‘International perspectives: Celebrating Women in Research', during which International Colleagues will explore how their perspectives and experiences impact their research. 

Speakers will include: Dr Nata Duvvury, NUI Galway, Dr Katarzyna Goljanek-Whysall, NUI Galway, Dr Ioanna Tourkochoriti, NUI Galway, and Adriana Cardinot, PhD candidate, NUI Galway.

Find out more and REGISTER HERE.

 

 

 ISN event - speaker profiles

Location: Online, via Zoom    
Time:First event takes place Monday March 8th @ 12:30pm