Annual Equality Award Winners

Athena SWAN Annual Equality Award Winner 2020

Dr Naomi Masheti is a Psychologist and Program Coordinator at Cork Migrant Centre. She is a three-time graduate of UCC; she graduated with a BA in Applied Psychology in 2007, an MA in Forensic Psychology in 2008, and a PhD specialising in the Psychosocial Wellbeing of Sub-Saharan African Migrant Children in 2015.

Originally from Kenya, Dr Masheti has been living in Cork since 2001. She runs the Cork Migrant Centre, a Psychosocial wellbeing and Integration Hub at the Nano Nagle Place, Cork. Her work is conceptualized within a Culturally- informed Psychosocial model of health & Wellbeing used in humanitarian settings. Naomi has engaged in partnerships with UCC (School of Psychology), UCC societies such as Netsoc (UCC), Failte Refugees and has had immense support from the office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equality, UCC Alumni & Development, and The Glucksman Gallery in shaping her vision of bringing about transformative change to migrant communities through evidence-based interventions.

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Athena SWAN Annual Equality Award Winner 2019

Mary Crilly is a founder member and Director of the Sexual Violence Centre Cork since 1983. A feminist activist, she has witnessed and been party to much of the change in Irish society and institutional responses to sexual violence. She is most noted for her tireless campaigning for policy and legislative change in the fields of sexual violence, sex trafficking, domestic violence, female genital mutilation and human rights. She is active at local, regional, national and international levels. Mary is the Irish expert on the European Observatory on Violence Against Women.

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Athena SWAN

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