Women in Technology and Science

Corporate Members

Corporate Members gain access to a valuable range of people, organisations and research.

There are a range of membership options from €240 - €3,000 for organisations, companies as well as development agencies/representative bodies. Please contact us for details.

Staff in an organisation are entitled to full membership on payment by their organisation of an annual corporate membership fee. The number of eligible staff is determined by the membership option chosen by the organisation.

By joining as a Corporate Member of WITS, you:
  • Gain access to the best people and organisations working in STEM in Ireland today;
  • Join a vibrant network that has had demonstrable success in recruiting, retaining and returning women to STEM roles;
  • Gain new opportunities to communicate your organisation’s work by being featured on our website and at our events throughout the year;
  • Feature in our publications, newsletters and other communications.

Please contact us for details.

Corporate members can sign up for the WITS newsletter and information about events here.

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


Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster.

At AWS, we believe that technology should be built in a way that’s inclusive, diverse, and equitable. And we have a responsibility to make that happen. We have a long way to go, but we’re committed to putting in the work for more equal representation. Because it’s only when barriers are broken, doors are opened, and more seats are pulled up to the table, that we can truly build for everyone.

For more information about AWS please click here.


Convene is a collaboration between Technological University Dublin, UCD Innovation Academy, and enterprise partners across seven economic sectors working to transform university-enterprise engagement. Funded by the Human Capital Initiative Pillar 3—Innovation and Agility— Convene is working hand-in-hand with its enterprise partners to co-create new educational models that deliver emerging skills in an innovative and agile way, and provide lifelong learning and upskilling opportunities for all.

To learn more: Visit: www.convene.ie. Follow: Twitter @convene_ie | LinkedIn Convene.ie



ESB_brandmark_strapline_adobe_rgbESB is Ireland’s foremost energy company. Through innovation, expertise and investment, we are leading the way in developing smart and sustainable energy systems to meet the demands of modern life.

As Ireland's leading energy company, ESB operates right across the electricity market: from generation, creating cleaner power using various technologies including wind, thermal and hydro: through transmission and distribution, building smarter networks using smart meters and smart grids, through to supply, building sustainable and competitive energy solutions including ECars. In addition, we supply gas and use our networks to carry fibre for telecommunications and more.

Our staff are among the best in the world, and are recognised globally for their skills in the energy sector. We strive to attract and retain the best in technical expertise and we work to promote careers in technology through our partnerships with Engineers Ireland and Science Gallery.

To learn more:
Visit ESB Website
Follow Twitter @ESBGroup


Pioneer of the WorkHuman® movement, Workhuman helps make work more human for millions of people and organizations worldwide. Its cloud-based social recognition and continuous performance improvement solutions helps build award-winning cultures where employees feel more appreciated and socially connected at work – driving a sense of belonging and inspiring the entire organization to reach its full potential and achieve business success.

Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Framingham, Mass., and Dublin, Ireland.

To learn more:
Visit: www.workhuman.com
Read: Workhuman Blog
Follow: Twitter @Workhuman | LinkedIn: Workhuman | Facebook: Workhuman


Janssen is more than 30,000 people working hard to prevent, treat, cure and stop some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. From heart disease to HIV, Alzheimer’s disease to cancer, we are committed to issues that touch everyone’s lives.

Our mission is to transform individual lives and fundamentally change the way diseases are managed, interpreted, and prevented. We believe that challenging something is the best way to change it. So every day, in more than 150 countries, we bring cutting-edge science and the most creative minds in the industry together to think differently about diseases. We aim not only to innovate but also to empower people with the tools they need to make informed decisions and achieve the best possible results for their health.

We are looking at a future where the world of healthcare will be challenged by informed and empowered patients. We work for change that will improve access to medicines: the best available treatment at an affordable price. That’s why we at Janssen strive to provide access to effective and affordable medicines and related healthcare services to the people who need them.

To learn more:
Visit: www.janssen.com
Follow: Twitter @JanssenGlobal | YouTube: Janssen Global


PIXAPP is the world’s first open-access Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) Assembly and Packaging Pilot line, and helps users exploit the breakthrough advantages of PIC technologies. PIXAPP consists of a highly-interdisciplinary team of Europe’s leading industrial & research organisations, and provides users with single-point access to PIC assembly and packaging.
The Pilot Line Gateway Office is PIXAPP‘s easy-access interface for external users, and is located at the Tyndall National Institute, in Ireland. The Gateway is managed by an experienced team, including technical experts to review incoming user requests, and project managers to organise the PIXAPP supply chain.

PIXAPP aims to drive the future demand for PIC-based products by engaging and standardizing processes along all the supply chain, through stablished reference PICs adopted by the PIC foundries and design houses, and through its unique hands-on packaging training courses to prepare the future training force.

Hudson River Trading

Hudson River Trading is a multi-asset class quantitative trading firm that provides liquidity on global markets and directly to our clients. We have built one of the world's most advanced computing environments for research and development, modeling, and risk management, and are at the forefront of technical innovation for financial markets everywhere. We are thoughtful market leaders, committed to the health and longevity of global markets.

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Circet Ireland & UK are leading providers to the Telecommunications, Transport Infrastructure and Power Sectors in Ireland and the UK. Our focus is to provide fully managed services to the markets we serve. Currently employing over 4,500 people we are committed to delivering the highest standards of safety, quality and value for money. Our project management capabilities include survey, design, principal contractor, installation and commissioning, operating and maintaining, collaborative working, service engineering and value engineering.

At Circet, we bring people together to make great things happen. Our consistent development and growth are underpinned by strong core values shared by everyone across the company. These values encompass Customers, Involvement, Results, Challenge, Evolution and Together.

We continue to focus on achieving our vision to become the world leader in delivering innovative and robust solutions. Using our strengthened capabilities, our priorities groupwide will be to accelerate our growth, continue to develop a world class talent pool, further our skills in key strategic areas and continue on our route to providing a safe and healthy workplace for everyone.

To learn more:

Visit: Home | Circet Ireland & UK

LinkedIn: Circet IRE & UK: Company Page Admin | LinkedIn


SIRO was founded in 2015, as a joint venture between ESB Group and Vodafone. SIRO provides a 100% full fibre network, utilising ESB’s existing electricity network to bring connectivity to homes and businesses.

SIRO is investing €1 billion in building its fibre broadband network across Ireland’s cities and towns.

SIRO is a wholesale operator, partnering with 20+ retailers (Sky, Virgin Media, Vodafone, Digiweb, Pure Telecom etc.), who resell its service to end users. SIRO provides broadband speeds of up to 2 Gigabits to residential customers and up to 10 Gigabits to enterprise, making it one of Europe’s most advanced broadband networks.

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SLR Consulting

SLR Consulting is a global leader in environmental and advisory services. Our key strengths lie in the built environment, financial, infrastructure, industry, mining & minerals, renewable power, and oil & gas sectors. With more than 1,600 staff worldwide, we operate from a network of offices in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and North America, offering expertise across 30 technical disciplines.

As part of the SLR Europe team, SLR Consulting Ireland has offices in Dublin and Belfast, offering advisory services in key areas including geology & geotechnical; hydrology, flood risk & hydrogeology; planning & master-planning; environmental (ecology / biodiversity / appropriate assessment, landscape & visual assessment, environmental impact assessment, permitting & licensing, and regulatory compliance); and social impact assessment & stakeholder engagement / consultation. SLR is also proud to work on projects in developing countries, working with international development agencies to address the UN Sustainable Development Goals across our key sectors.

SLR is proactively implementing gender positive policies and continues to increase the number of women in our organisation, particularly in leadership roles. We are delighted to support women working across the STEM disciplines as we focus on our enhanced diversity and inclusion plans in the coming years.

To learn more:
Visit: www.slrconsulting.com

Martinsen Mayer

Martinsen Mayer, The tech recruitment firm VCs trust
A boutique tech recruitment firm with a global network. We specialise in helping venture-backed organisations scale their teams.
We aim to be the go-to recruitment firm for indigenous tech startups and scale-ups as well for those organisations looking to build an EMEA base out of Ireland.


Institute of Art, Design + Technology (IADT) Dún Laoghaire

Ireland’s only institute of art, design and technology with a specific focus on the creative cultural and technological sectors, IADT is alive with ideas, innovation and entrepreneurial activity. Programmes in both the Faculty of Film, Art + Creative Technologies and the Faculty of Enterprise + Humanities are unique in that they combine practical, transferrable skills with academic learning. And because we believe in being active in research and practice, our students get to work with fantastic staff, many of whom are internationally acclaimed in their fields. Our fresh, modern campus in Dún Laoghaire is currently home to over 2500 students and staff.

Equality and fairness are fundamental and core to the Institute. We provide equal opportunities to our students and staff. We celebrate diversity and difference and seek to provide an inclusive environment that is respectful of others and free from discrimination and harassment. We are committed to positive actions to address any imbalances.

To learn more:
Visit: https://iadt.ie/
Follow: Twitter @myIADT


With a mission to deliver the future of smart energy, SMS has been at the heart of the UK energy market for nearly three decades with a dedicated office in Cork, Ireland since 2020. Providing a complete energy service, SMS funds, installs, operates and manages carbon reduction (“CaRe”) assets, including smart meters, EV chargers and battery storage systems, all of which facilitate a smarter, greener and more flexible energy system. Driven by the need for urgent action to address climate change, in 2020 SMS launched an ambitious target to become a net-zero business by 2030 – two decades ahead of the UK’s 2050 target. SMS additionally provides strategic energy and carbon reduction consultancy services to large organisations, enabling them to enhance long-term sustainability and reach net-zero carbon emissions.

Twitter https://twitter.com/SMS_plc and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/sms-plc.


About NBI. National Broadband Ireland (NBI) is designing, building and operating the new high-speed fibre broadband network for rural Ireland. NBI’s team brings together some of the most talented individuals in Ireland and across the world, with deep knowledge and experience in delivering projects to the scale of the National Broadband Plan (NBP). This includes developing, building and operating networks and coordinating all the elements required to finance and deliver a project of the size and complexity of Ireland’s NBP.

To learn more: Visit https://nbi.ie. Follow: https://twitter.com/NatBroadbandIrl, https://www.instagram.com/nationalbroadbandireland/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/national-broadband-ireland/



Since its launch in 2001, Silicon Republic has become one of Europe’s leading technology, science and innovation news services. Today it is read by over 330,000 people each month, of which 60% are overseas.

Its award-winning team of journalists have chronicled the growing technology and innovation landscape in Ireland and beyond diligently, and now every week thousands of readers from Ireland Europe, Silicon Valley and the rest of the world, come to Silicon Republic to be informed on vital trends and happenings in research, innovation, business and tech; from Artificial Intelligence to Augmented Reality, from Med Tech to Blockchain.

Siliconrepublic established the Women Invent Tomorrow campaign in 2013 to champion the role of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), and ran one of the world’s leading sci-tech conferences, Inspirefest, from 2015-2019 in Dublin. In October 2019 Inspirefest became Future Human and it runs from 21-22 May 2020. .

To learn more:
Visit Siliconrepublic Website |
Future Human Website
Follow Twitter @siliconrepublic | @futurehumanhq

Growth Potential

Growth Potential specialises in supporting organisations in planning for and achieving growth.
We believe that organisations are the best architects of their own solutions and that a coaching approach enables organisations to use their talent more effectively by building on the strengths of their people. We support our clients in:

Strategy Development & Business Planning
Supporting organisations to decide what’s important to them, where they want to go and how they’re going to get there and to build a case for funding/investment

Inclusive Leadership
Supporting leaders to be inclusive, to engage, tap into and motivate all the talent in their organisations. This includes awareness raising about unconscious bias and how to address it

Executive Coaching
Supporting people to grow and reach their full potential

To learn more:
Visit Growth Potential Website
Follow Twitter @gropotential


FarendNet is an IT solution and graphic design company based in Dublin. With over 25 years experience in the industry, FarendNet offers a comprehensive range of IT services, from maintenance and growth of existing computer networks, through to design and installation of brand new ones.

Bespoke graphic design and web development, are other two areas of work that FarendNet specialises in, ensuring professional image representation in both online and print media.

FarendNet works with individuals, small and medium businesses and community bodies by offering a single point of contact for all IT support, web and graphic design solutions. All services are tailored to each client's needs, budgets and requirements, ensuring that they remain satisfied and as the result, often remain long-term clients.

To learn more:
Visit: www.farend.net
Follow: Twitter @FarendNet

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