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Women4IT An Irish Success Story

Our recent Women4IT Project is coming to an end and we will be hosting our national dissemination event on Thursday 17th February at 3pm GMT.

During the event our project manager, Lucia, will discuss the successes of the project and present our new employment tool kit. We will also hear from some of the course graduates who will update us on their time on the course and how the course has helped them gain employment since graduating. 

We will have a panel discussion focusing on ‘practical solutions for promoting engagement of women in IT’ with an expert panel: 

Chair – 
Mary Cleary - ICS Secretary General

Panel –
Jakub Christoph - CEPIS, Secretary General 
Aileen Wynne - AIB, Mainframe Systems Programmer
Janice O’Connell - Limerick Institute of Technology, Head of Department of Information Technology.

Agenda
15:00 Welcome and introductions 
15:10 Presentation of the Women4IT project and the employment toolkit 
15:25 Testimonial of Women4IT graduates: Project participants provide an account of their experiences and what they gained through participation
15:40 Panel session: “Practical solutions for promoting engagement of women in IT”
                - Panel participants’ presentation
                - Q&A with all attendees
16:10 Closing remarks

The event is free to attend and we would love to see our ICS Members there. You can sign up here.

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