Women in Technology and Science
IRELAND

What We Do?

Advocating

Advocating for change, speaking with and for women in STEM, developing and improving policy and practice for us all.

Acting

Campaigning and collaborating with other like-minded groups to inform and educate about women’s participation in STEM.

Connecting

Connecting members from students to professionals, from life sciences to engineering, in industry and academia.

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WITS at a Glance

WITS key features: Founded 1990 by Mary Mulvihill science journalist (1959-2015). We aim to recruit, retain, return, revere and remember women in STEM. Our members are of all ages, from STEM... > More

Upcoming

25 Jan 2021

WITS Reads 26 January 2021

Feed your heart, and your head to enable your hand - the 3Hs framework is simple and effective... > More

10 Feb 2021

WITS Strategy Information Session - 10 February 2021

Join us for the WITS Strategic Vision Information Session which will take place on Wednesday 10... > More


Wits Member Profiles

  • Dr. Marie Barrett completed her PhD in Plant molecular biology in UCC and partly at the University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris. After completing her research Marie held several positions in the biotech/pharma industry as a technical sales specialist focusing in endotoxin texting and more... > Read more

  • Anna Murnaghan is a student at Technological University Dublin (TUD) City Campus. She is currently in her final year of studying Biomedical and Molecular Diagnostics. She first joined WITS as a student member in 2018. She enjoys meeting other women in science and hearing about their career... > Read more

  • Orla Sherwood is a PhD student in Plant Biology and studies programmed cell death in the Irish crops, barley and ryegrass. She studies how these plants grow in elevated CO2 levels to anticipate how climate change stresses will affect plant survival in waterlogged conditions. Orla is funded... > Read more

  • Magaly V. Mora is a quality professional with experience in the manufacturing and validation environments of several industries (Medical Devices, Electronics, Automotive, and Mining-Metal). Magaly received her BEng in Electronics and Communications from Tec of Monterrey (ITESM). She received her... > Read more

  • Pauline McCaffrey is a Senior Manager and certified Technology Architect with Accenture. She has twelve years’ experience with Accenture working with various clients in the Public and Private Sectors in Ireland and abroad. She has experience across all stages IT solution development... > Read more

  • Laura is a PhD student in Trinity College Dublin studying the first stellar explosions and their progenitors as an awardee of the IRC postgraduate research award. Laura is also and a member of the Executive Committee of WITS. A Naughton scholar and graduate of TCD in Physics and Astrophysics,... > Read more

  • Arlene is a third-year Ph.D. student in the school of electrical and electronic engineering at University College Dublin. Her research focuses on the development of data fusion frameworks for wearable health monitoring devices. She graduated with her bachelor’s in electrical and electronics... > Read more

  • Jane Morgan, learnt her trade at a market-leading NASDAQ technology corporation where she worked with global teams from Boston to Billund, Paris to Providence, and Berlin to Bengaluru. She’s managed and developed new / established teams while guiding the strategy, development and marketing of... > Read more

  • Chrysty is a Dublin based Product Manager, working closely with engineering and design teams in managing various software products using agile methodologies. She has over 3 years of experience in delivering E-Commerce SaaS products within a startup and is currently working with a multinational... > Read more

  • Oonagh Monahan is the founder and principal consultant at Alpha Omega Consultants, based in Leitrim. The main areas of activity are food business development, research project management and women in business networks. She works as a facilitator, trainer, mentor and consultant across the... > Read more

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    • Dr. Marie Barrett completed her PhD in Plant molecular biology in UCC and partly at the University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris. After completing her research Marie held several positions in the... > Read more

    • Anna Murnaghan is a student at Technological University Dublin (TUD) City Campus. She is currently in her final year of studying Biomedical and Molecular Diagnostics. She first joined WITS as a... > Read more

    • Orla Sherwood is a PhD student in Plant Biology and studies programmed cell death in the Irish crops, barley and ryegrass. She studies how these plants grow in elevated CO2 levels to anticipate... > Read more

    • Magaly V. Mora is a quality professional with experience in the manufacturing and validation environments of several industries (Medical Devices, Electronics, Automotive, and Mining-Metal). Magaly... > Read more

    • Pauline McCaffrey is a Senior Manager and certified Technology Architect with Accenture. She has twelve years’ experience with Accenture working with various clients in the Public and Private... > Read more

    • Laura is a PhD student in Trinity College Dublin studying the first stellar explosions and their progenitors as an awardee of the IRC postgraduate research award. Laura is also and a member of the... > Read more

    • Arlene is a third-year Ph.D. student in the school of electrical and electronic engineering at University College Dublin. Her research focuses on the development of data fusion frameworks for... > Read more

    • Jane Morgan, learnt her trade at a market-leading NASDAQ technology corporation where she worked with global teams from Boston to Billund, Paris to Providence, and Berlin to Bengaluru. She’s... > Read more

    • Chrysty is a Dublin based Product Manager, working closely with engineering and design teams in managing various software products using agile methodologies. She has over 3 years of experience in... > Read more

    • Oonagh Monahan is the founder and principal consultant at Alpha Omega Consultants, based in Leitrim. The main areas of activity are food business development, research project management and women... > Read more

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      Inspiring Women Interviews

      Some of our corporate members

      WITS is proud to have the support of the following corporate members: