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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

10 Nov 2018

Girls into Geoscience

The next GiG Ireland event is taking on Saturday, November 10th 2018 from 10am-4pm in NUI... > More

13 Nov 2018

Simmons International Leadership Conference 2018

The Simmons Leadership Conference is in Dublin this November 13-14, 2018. This year's conference... > More


Wits Member Profiles

  • Fardus Sultan is a Co-founder and Director of FarendNet Ltd, an IT consultancy company and a member of the Executive Committee of WITS. She is a Politics and Arabic graduate from the UCD, a holder of iDTP Master Diploma in Graphic Design and a first class honors recipient in M.Sc. in... > Read more

  • Dr Jane O’Hara has a PhD in Molecular Biology, and after her lab days went on to work in Science Education. She is currently working in Trinity College Dublin, on a project that brings technology into school classrooms through teacher education. Jane has also started organising WITS book... > Read more

  • Orla Sherwood is a Masters student in Science Communication, having previously completed a degree in Biochemistry and Molecular biology and a member of the Executive Committee of WITS. During her undergraduate degree, she was very involved in student life acting as treasurer of both UCD Science... > Read more

  • Laura is a PhD candidate in optical engineering at UCD and a graduate of the TCD-UCD Innovation Academy. She is actively involved in education, outreach and public engagement; including Dublin Maker (co-organiser), the UCD Student Chapter, SPIE Education & Future Leaders Committee and... > Read more

  • Susan Treacy is a Business Consultant specialising in healthcare and owner of Treacy Healthcare Consulting. Since completing her Masters in Medicine (Biomed. Sci.) in 1998 at Queen’s University she has worked in Pathology laboratories in Ireland and Australia. She then moved into the business... > Read more

  • Rebecca O'Neill is the Project Coordinator for Wikimedia Community Ireland. A large portion of her work focuses on improving and strengthening the representation of women on Wikipedia. Having worked in the Natural History Museum for a number of years, she has a particular interest in the history... > Read more

  • Maria Delaney is an award-winning freelance science and health journalist, as well as a passionate science communicator. She was on the WITS Exec for 2.5 years, and chaired the policy sub-committee during the development of the WITS Action Manifesto. She is hoping to help change the gender... > Read more

  • Professor Eithne McCabe, M.A.(Oxon), D.Phil.(Oxon), B.E.(NUI), FTCD, F.Inst.P.,C.Phys., is Professor in the School of Physics and Fellow at Trinity College Dublin. She was formerly Fellow and lecturer at Magdalen College, Oxford and Postdoctoral Member of Technical Staff and later Consultant,... > Read more

  • After graduating from the School of Engineering in Trinity College, Katie joined the German industrial control and automation company Festo working as an Applications Engineer. Katie has worked on automation projects in a wide range of industries from BioPharma to Food & Beverage, Lab Automation... > Read more

  • Mary Carroll is a Business Strategist and Coach, who started her career in Design Engineering and has held senior management roles in Engineering and Business Development. Mary is also a former WITS Chair. She has also worked for international aid organisations. Mary now helps individuals and... > Read more

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    • Fardus Sultan is a Co-founder and Director of FarendNet Ltd, an IT consultancy company and a member of the Executive Committee of WITS. She is a Politics and Arabic graduate from the UCD, a holder... > Read more

    • Dr Jane O’Hara has a PhD in Molecular Biology, and after her lab days went on to work in Science Education. She is currently working in Trinity College Dublin, on a project that brings... > Read more

    • Orla Sherwood is a Masters student in Science Communication, having previously completed a degree in Biochemistry and Molecular biology and a member of the Executive Committee of WITS. During her... > Read more

    • Laura is a PhD candidate in optical engineering at UCD and a graduate of the TCD-UCD Innovation Academy. She is actively involved in education, outreach and public engagement; including Dublin... > Read more

    • Susan Treacy is a Business Consultant specialising in healthcare and owner of Treacy Healthcare Consulting. Since completing her Masters in Medicine (Biomed. Sci.) in 1998 at Queen’s University... > Read more

    • Rebecca O'Neill is the Project Coordinator for Wikimedia Community Ireland. A large portion of her work focuses on improving and strengthening the representation of women on Wikipedia. Having... > Read more

    • Maria Delaney is an award-winning freelance science and health journalist, as well as a passionate science communicator. She was on the WITS Exec for 2.5 years, and chaired the policy... > Read more

    • Professor Eithne McCabe, M.A.(Oxon), D.Phil.(Oxon), B.E.(NUI), FTCD, F.Inst.P.,C.Phys., is Professor in the School of Physics and Fellow at Trinity College Dublin. She was formerly Fellow and... > Read more

    • After graduating from the School of Engineering in Trinity College, Katie joined the German industrial control and automation company Festo working as an Applications Engineer. Katie has worked on... > Read more

    • Mary Carroll is a Business Strategist and Coach, who started her career in Design Engineering and has held senior management roles in Engineering and Business Development. Mary is also a former... > Read more

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      Some of our corporate members

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      What We Do?

      Advocating

      Speaking for and with women in STEM, developing and improving policy and practice for us all.

      Acting

      Campaigning for and with women in STEM to inform and educate about women’s participation in STEM.

      Connecting

      Women in STEM at all levels, from students to professions, across all areas, from the life sciences to computing and engineering and in business and academia.