Gender Pay Gap Report Launch for the Community, Voluntary & Charity Sector


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Gender Pay Gap Report Launch for the Community, Voluntary & Charity Sector

With the ongoing support of the Community Foundation for Ireland, The Wheel is delighted to launch the 2nd Gender Pay Gap Report for Ireland’s Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector. Both this report and the first one from 2017 uses the National Pay & Benefits survey data, the most recent one from November 2019.   


  • Introduction: Elizabeth Bolger, Director of Programmes, The Wheel 
  • Welcome & overview: Denise Charlton, CEO, The Community Foundation for Ireland 
  • Presentation of Findings: Geraldine Anderson, Head of Research, IBEC, author of the report 
  • Case Study - Sandra Healy, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, DCU

Panel Discussion: 

Facilitated by Deirdre Garvey, CEO, The Wheel, the panel of speakers will discuss the report’s finding and recommendations and how this impacts on our sector. 

We welcome and encourage participant’s comments and questions via the Chat Box on Zoom on the day.


  • Denise Charlton, CEO, Community Foundation for Ireland
  • Geraldine Anderson, Head of Research, IBEC , & Author of the National Guide to Pay & Benefits survey in Community, Voluntary & Charitable Organisations 2019 
  • Sandra Healy, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, DCU

Pay & Benefit Surveys

Produced by The Community Foundation for Ireland, the following survey reports aim to assist those seeking to have a reference point for pay and benefits within the sector.

Download below the 4th edition of the National Guide to Pay and Benefits in Community, Voluntary and Charitable Organisations in Ireland, published in 2019.


How to register

Register on this page to secure your place. We will be in touch before the event with instructions and login details. Please note that this online event will not be recorded.  

Meet Your Guest Speakers


A human rights, equality and social justice campaigner Denise Charlton was appointed CEO of the Community Foundation for Ireland in July 2020. With over 25 years’ experience in the fields of equality, human rights, anti-discrimination and integration issues, Denise led campaigns that have achieved legislative and policy change in LGBT rights; domestic violence, prostitution, sex trafficking, sexual exploitation of children and child poverty.


Geraldine Anderson is an experienced researcher in the area of pay and benefits and has been Head of the Ibec Research Unit for over 10 years. Her background is in European Studies. In her work at Ibec, Geraldine has published reports on a wide range of topics, including reports on such areas as women in management, pay expectations, impact of COVID-19, circular economy and mental health.


Sandra Healy is Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Dublin City University. Before moving to DCU, she held a number of leadership positions spanning 20 years in the telecoms industry across both the UK and Ireland. The DCU Centre of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion provides access to the very latest in academic research, insights and tools on workplace diversity and inclusion and support organisations in all aspects of their journeys. 

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Who should attend

This event is open to both members and non-members.  It will be of interest to anyone with a stake in Ireland's charity, community and voluntary and social enterprise sector,  including CEOs, trustees, managers, staff, volunteers, policymakers, researchers, service providers and all those responsible for HR and individuals working in the area of equality in the workplace.