SEFS Alumni News Winter 2019
Professor Anita Maguire addresses the Countess Markievicz Conference
Professor Anita Maguire, UCC Vice-President for Research and Innovation and Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, was invited to address the Countess Markievicz Conference: Celebrating Women Leaders in Ireland, held on 20 November.
The conference took place in Dublin and was hosted by Heather Humphries TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, and the Secretary-General of the Department, Dr Orlaigh Quinn. The theme of the conference was leadership by Irish women - past, present and future. Minister Humphries delivered the opening address followed by panel discussions on 'Women Leading in Politics and Public Life', and 'Women Leading in Business and Science'.