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    WoW at Whelan’s Fundraiser

    • 01 Nov 2017 to 02 Nov 2017
    • Whelan’s, 25 Wexford St, Dublin 2
    • Born Optimistic, in conjunction with Aidlink, are hosting the event. UCD Polsoc will be bringing our members to the event.

    Event Description

    Our society members are invited to a short panel discussion, welcoming inspirational women from around the world who are all committed to empowering women and girls: Peris Kandie, Girl Child Network Kenya – Peris is a member of the Masai tribe and the programme coordinator of Girl Child Network Kenya. Peris works on the front line campaigning against FGM, child marriage and fighting for equal education for girls in rural Kenya Eileen Flynn, Irish Traveller Movement – Eileen is a traveler right and women’s rights activist, committed to fighting for education rights and equality in Ireland. Nicaise Ishimwe Women in Tech Africa – Born and raised in Rwanda, studies brought Nicaise to Europe and now she works in the IT sector in Ireland. She is an advocate for girls & women empowerment and believes education is one of the keys to achieving that. Nicaise currently leads the Ireland chapter of Women in Tech Africa. Laura Harmon, National Women's Council of Ireland – Laura is the Women in Leadership Officer with the National Women's Council of Ireland, former President of the Students Union of Ireland, a campaigner and an activist. After the panel discussion, stay around as there will be some great musical talent and good tunes. Over 18's only. Born Optimistic, in conjunction with Aidlink, are hosting the event. UCD Polsoc members have a discounted rate of 5 euro at the door once you provide your keyring. Location: Whelan’s, 25 Wexford St, Dublin 2 Time: Wednesday, November 1st 7 pm – Late Join us !!!