Women4IT An Irish Success Story
Our recent Women4IT Project is coming to an end and we will be hosting our national dissemination event on Thursday 17th February at 3pm GMT.
During the event our project manager, Lucia, will discuss the successes of the project and present our new employment tool kit. We will also hear from some of the course graduates who will update us on their time on the course and how the course has helped them gain employment since graduating.
We will have a panel discussion focusing on ‘practical solutions for promoting engagement of women in IT’ with an expert panel:
Mary Cleary - ICS Secretary General
Jakub Christoph - CEPIS, Secretary General
Aileen Wynne - AIB, Mainframe Systems Programmer
Janice O’Connell - Limerick Institute of Technology, Head of Department of Information Technology.
15:00 Welcome and introductions
15:10 Presentation of the Women4IT project and the employment toolkit
15:25 Testimonial of Women4IT graduates: Project participants provide an account of their experiences and what they gained through participation
15:40 Panel session: “Practical solutions for promoting engagement of women in IT”
- Panel participants’ presentation
- Q&A with all attendees
16:10 Closing remarks