Invitation: Women on Boards - The Next Steps (Dublin, 25 April)


Women are only 9% of board members in Ireland’s top private companies.  Even though a voluntary target of 40% was set in 1995 for State boards we are still only at 35%.  The EU has asked governments to introduce voluntary measures to bring us to 40% on private companies by 2020.  But Ireland is languishing way behind…

The National Women Council of Ireland (NWCI) cordially invites you to its next members and friends meeting in collaboration with the European Women’s Lobby : Women on Boards: The Next Steps.

Date: 25 April, 2013

Time: 10:30am – 2:00pm (including light lunch)

Registration on the day from 10:00am.

Venue: EU House, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2.


  • Vivienne Jupp, Chair of CIE
  • Orlaith Carmody, RTÉ Board
  • Fiona O’Connor, Senior Recruiter Deloitte
  • Margaret E. Ward, Clear Ink
  • Jane Williams, SIA Group
  • Noirin Clancy, Women into Public Life
  • Sinead Donovan, Senior Partner Grant Thornton
  • Serap Altinisk, European Women’s Lobby
  • Deirdre Garvey, CEO, The Wheel

This is a unique chance to …

  • Hear the experiences of women on male-dominated boards
  • Learn what recruiters are looking for
  • Understand the picture in Ireland and Europe
  • Find out how we can get more women on boards…