She is Sustainable Dublin is a day-long conference taking place on February 1st 2018. It is a conference for women who work in the environmental and sustainability sectors which will focus on career development, overcoming obstacles and working together to achieve a more sustainable Ireland. Attendees will hear from inspirational speakers, network with their peers and participate in workshops; all within the stunning surrounds of the National Museum of Archaeology.
Speakers will include:
- Dr Cara Augustenborg – Lecturer in Climate Change and the Environment and Chairperson of Friends of the Earth Europe
- Laura Costello – Thinkhouse – the youth marketing agency
- Vicky Brown – CEO of the Cool Planet Experience
- Natalie Bagnall – Executive coach and mentor, Natalie Bagnall and Associates
€35 (including lunch) available from https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/she-is-sustainable-dublin-tickets-39617040635
Student essay competition:
A number of places will be provided free of charge for students. To apply for a place, please write a 500 word essay on what you would like a sustainable Ireland to look like. Please submit your essay by December 8 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Who is behind this:
Gráinne Kennedy is an Environmental Coordinator at the University of Cambridge. Gráinne has worked for a number of years in the environmental sector, incorporating sustainability into organisations of all sizes. After attending She is Sustainable in Cambridge in 2016, Gráinne was inspired to bring this great event home to Dublin. When she isn’t trying to save the world or organising conferences, Gráinne can be found trying to transform her jungle of an allotment into an actual garden.
With special thanks to:
The National Museum of Ireland
Ali Sheridan – Sustainable Development Manager, An Bord Bia
Aideen O’ Dochartaigh – Research Coordinator, Centre for Business and Society UCD