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WiSTEM Introduction Night

10 Apr 2018

Monday 16th April, 7:15 p.m.

Boole 2 (UCC campus)

WiSTEM Introduction Night


WiSTEM is a group run by students, for students.

The group is hoping to form a society in the coming months.

The overall aim of WiSTEM will be to support, help and encourage women to achieve their full potential in STEM, within UCC and in the beginnings of their careers.


The purpose of this event is to give a small insight into what the proposed society will be encompassing.

The night will consist of a series of talks from a variety of brilliant speakers covering topics such as challenges, opportunities and careers for women in STEM (see below).


Monday 16th April


Location: UCC Campus, Boole 2, doors at 7.15pm.



7:30-7:45: 'Unconscious Bias' - Dr. Samantha Dockray, Applied Psychology UCC

7:45-8:00: ‘Culture as a lens in social perception’ - Dr Alvina GROSU Director Culturewise



8:00-8:15: Athena SWAN - Dr. Abina Crean, School of Pharmacy UCC

8:15-8:30: WiSTEM2D - Liz Dooley, Director of Operations Johnson&Johnson


Women Working In STEM:

Each speaking about her career -

8:30-8:45: Niamh Kavanagh, Research PhD at Tyndall National Institute, UCC

8:45-9:00: Magaly V. Mora, WITS Executive Committee Member

Athena SWAN

G01 EDI Unit,South Lodge,