To mark International Women’s Day 2016 you are cordially invited to discussions on this year’s theme - Pledge for Parity : Each one of us can be a leader within our own spheres of influence and commit to taking action to accelerate gender parity.
With contributions from scholars and civil society organisations (full programme below and you may also download it as a poster here IWD 2016 Programme
Attendance is free but registration is essential. In order to register please email firstname.lastname@example.org before Friday 4th March 2016.
This event is sponsored by Maynooth University HR Equality, Department of Sociology, Applied Social Studies and Research Development Office.
10.50 Welcome address, President Prof. Philip Nolan
11:00 Ms Fiona Tierney, CEO Public Appointments Service
11.35 Dr Anne O’Brien, Kairos Communications
11.50 Dr Mary Murphy, Maynooth University, Department of Sociology
12.10 Panel Discussion and Open Forum
12.30 Buffet Lunch
Response: Dr Ailbhe Smyth, Former Director of Women's Education, Research and Resource Centre UCD
14.15 Gender, Diversity and Community Development in Ireland.
Dr Ciara Bradley (Applied Social Studies, MU), Migrants Rights Centre of Ireland, Pavee Point.
Chair: Dr Mary P. Murphy
15.30 Gender, Diversity and Activism: Past, present and future.
Dr Sinead Kennedy (English, MU), Dr Clara Fischer (Philosophy, UCD), European Network Against Racism, Akidwa, National Travellers Women’s Forum.
Followed by discussion and closing observations.
Chair: Prof. Mary P. Corcoran (Sociology, MU)