Public Lectures and Seminars

Arts Graduate, Businesswoman, Entrepreneur

Interested in learning how an Arts degree can lead to a successful international business career? Then come and meet the inspirational UCC graduate Susan O’Brien Founder/CEO of Smigin travel app

Susan O’Brien is the founder of Smigin – an essential travel app for people who travel but don’t speak the language. Smigin was born out of Susan’s experience of living and working in four non-English speaking countries. A graduate of UCC, Susan speaks 6 languages, and has 15 years of proven experience in building unique product solutions, and driving international sales and business development. Susan has had executive roles in US-based public and private companies, and has worked directly with some of Ireland’s most successful entrepreneurs, including Denis O’Brien (Digicel Group). Susan will visit UCC to speak about how she used her Arts degree to develop a successful international career on Wednesday 26th November at 11am in CACSSS seminar room ORB G27. To read a Huffington Post profile of Susan, follow this link:

Category: Public Lectures and Seminars: Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Time: 11am-12noon
Location: Seminar room G27, O'Rahilly Building
Target Audience: All welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Mary Byrne

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