Welcome to Smurfit Women, Inspiring More (S.W.I.M.)
Welcome to UCD Smurfit’s newest student and alumni-led initiative. Founded in 2021, S.W.I.M aims to promote the interests of women in education and the professional world. We hope to raise awareness of the challenges that women face in these environments, and form a network where such topics can be discussed openly.
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Following the April Smurfit Women, Inspiring More event – “The Invisible Job”, there were a number of questions that, in the interests of time, could not be answered. We compiled these questions and Paula Fyans and Dr Marie Murray have answered them below. The full webinar is now available to watch. (Olivia Carr): I wonderContinue reading “The Invisible Job: Follow up Q&A”
This week’s #ChooseToChallenge guest feature sees Sophie Fagan detailing how fashion throughout history has been a means by which women can choose to challenge the status quo. Aside from having fewer legal rights, women in the past also had fewer fashion choices available to them. Historical options of fashion wear for women were quite limitedContinue reading “#ChooseToChallenge: Exploring Fashion as a Form of Female Liberation”
UCD Alumna Amy McGovern discusses how Cathie Wood epitomises the term “Choose to Challenge” by defying gender expectations in the investment game.
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