HEARING WOMEN’S VOICES
IrFUW 2019 Conference 18th and 19th October TCD
Trinity Women Graduates was delighted to host the 2019 Irish Federation of University Women Annual Conference in Trinity College Dublin on October 18 and 19. The theme was Hearing Women’s Voices and we had some amazing women sharing their experience and research with us over the weekend.
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Programme Friday 18th October
|3pm to 4.30pm||Casual drop in for tea or coffee, Alumni Room, East Chapel|
|3.30pm||Architectural tour of Trinity College buildings with Architect Valerie Mulvin|
|5.30pm||Registration for dinner at Trinity City Hotel, Pearse Street, Dublin 2|
|6.30pm||Prosecco reception in the Piano Lounge, Trinity City Hotel|
|7pm||The Notabelles, ladies barber shop chorus singing a capello style|
|7.30pm||Seating for dinner|
|7.50pm||Official conference opening remarks – Frances Patton, President, IrFUW|
|8pm||Dinner service, 3 course meal with wine/soft drink|
|10pm approx||After dinner speech, Sharon Bowers, New York and Dublin literary agent|
on “Heard and unheard voices of women in literature
Saturday 19th October Conference Line Up
|9.30am||Saturday Registration, Long Room Hub, Trinity College|
Tea and coffee on arrival
|9.50am||Opening remarks and welcome, Angie Mezzetti, President,TWG|
|10am||A Voice for Women in Europe – Keynote address, Frances Fitzgerald, MEP|
|10.30am||“Equal Pay Now!” – Collective Complaints|
Anne Nègre , President, University Women of Europe
Collective Complaints for Equal Pay
Followed by Q&A panel with Frances Fitzgerald, Anne Nègre
and Jennifer McCarthy, Head of Policy, National Women’s Council of Ireland
|11.45am||Break for refreshments – tea, coffee, juice, water|
|12pm|| Hearing Women in Business Presentation |
Prof Deirdre Ahern TCD Law Department on measures to improve
numbers of Women on Boards and initiatives in Ireland and India.
|12.30pm|| Hearing Women’s Voices in Irish Boardrooms |
Presentation by Brid Horan Co Chair of Government’s Balance for Better Business
Followed by panel discussion with Martha O’Hagan Luff TCD Business School,
chaired by Deirdre Ahern
|1pm||Lunch break, Second Floor Trinity Long Room Hub|
|1.30pm|| Lucia Joyce – Her Time Is Now. Joyce Garvey & Frances Mezzetti |
Presentation including short video of Performance Art
about giving voice to Lucia Joyce – Dancer, Costume Designer
(daughter of Nora and James Joyce).
|2pm||Sexual Consent Workshops. Presentation by Tricia Murphy, TCD Student |
Counselling Services, on the Consent Workshops
supported by TWG.
|2.30pm||IrFUW Council Meeting Chaired by Frances Patton|
IrFUW Fundraising Event and IrFUW Triennial Meeting
Saturday 25th May – 2019 Fundraising Event “Inspiring Dreams” Location United Arts Club, 3 Fitzwilliam St Upper, Dublin 2 – 10am – 4pm –
Hear from internationally renowned fashion designer Peter O’Brien and Anne Tannam Poet and Creative Coach
Members €45, Non-Members €50 (€5 reduction if paid by 28/04/19) – for updates see www.irfuw.org
This will be followed by the IrFUW Triennial Meeting, including Handover of IrFUW Presidency and Council.
Membership of Trinity Women Graduates includes membership of the Irish Federation of University Women (IrFUW), Founded 1924, linking Trinity Women Graduates with women graduate associations in University College Dublin, NUI Galway, and Queen’s University Belfast.
The purpose of The Irish Federation of University Women is to bring together women graduates in Ireland to uphold the aims of Graduate Women International of which it is a constituent member.
Graduate Women International is a leading girls’ and women’s global organisation run by and for women, to promote women’s rights, equality and empowerment through access to quality education and training up to the highest levels.
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