Women in Technology and Science
IRELAND

What We Do?

Advocating

Advocating for change, speaking with and for women in STEM, developing and improving policy and practice for us all.

Acting

Campaigning and collaborating with other like-minded groups to inform and educate about women’s participation in STEM.

Connecting

Connecting members from students to professionals, from life sciences to engineering, in industry and academia.

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WITS at a Glance

WITS key features: Founded 1990 by Mary Mulvihill science journalist (1959-2015). We aim to recruit, retain, return, revere and remember women in STEM. Our members are of all ages, from STEM... > More

Upcoming

05 Dec 2020

WITS AGM 2020

The 30th WITS Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2020 will be held on Saturday, 5 December 2020 from... > More

15 Dec 2020

WITS Reads 15 December 2020

WITS Reads - Discover Together Feed your heart, and your head to enable your hand - the 3Hs... > More


Wits Member Profiles

  • Dr Catherine Mooney is an Assistant Professor in the UCD School of Computer Science and a member of the Executive Committee of WITS. Her research is in the area of machine learning based biomedical systems that support clinical decision making. > Read more

  • Professor Eithne McCabe, M.A.(Oxon), D.Phil.(Oxon), B.E.(NUI), FTCD, F.Inst.P.,C.Phys., is Professor in the School of Physics and Fellow at Trinity College Dublin. She was formerly Fellow and lecturer at Magdalen College, Oxford and Postdoctoral Member of Technical Staff and later Consultant,... > Read more

  • Lisa Cavern is an IT professional and Business Analyst with Version 1, where she helps clients maximise the business benefits of technology projects. Before moving into the IT sector, Lisa worked in science and maths education, and later in the community sector. Lisa loves learning and sharing... > Read more

  • Pauline McCaffrey is a Senior Manager and certified Technology Architect with Accenture. She has twelve years’ experience with Accenture working with various clients in the Public and Private Sectors in Ireland and abroad. She has experience across all stages IT solution development... > Read more

  • Jane Morgan, learnt her trade at a market-leading NASDAQ technology corporation where she worked with global teams from Boston to Billund, Paris to Providence, and Berlin to Bengaluru. She’s managed and developed new / established teams while guiding the strategy, development and marketing of... > Read more

  • Susan Treacy is a Business Consultant specialising in healthcare and owner of Treacy Healthcare Consulting. Since completing her Masters in Medicine (Biomed. Sci.) in 1998 at Queen’s University she has worked in Pathology laboratories in Ireland and Australia. She then moved into the business... > Read more

  • Anna Murnaghan is a student at Technological University Dublin (TUD) City Campus. She is currently in her final year of studying Biomedical and Molecular Diagnostics. She first joined WITS as a student member in 2018. She enjoys meeting other women in science and hearing about their career... > Read more

  • Sheelagh worked in hotel management in London and Ireland for over a decade after graduating from Shannon College of Hotel Management, including running her family business. Her career changed direction in 1998, entering the field of community development and from there moving into the public... > Read more

  • Caroline Dowling is a PhD Candidate in Plant Genetics at University College Dublin. She studies the infamous, fascinating plant Cannabis sativa and uses computational and lab techniques to characterise its genome and developmental genes. Her research will facilitate the integration of hemp as a... > Read more

  • Professor Regina Connolly is the first female Professor of Information Systems in Ireland. She has served on the expert eCommerce advisory group for Dublin Chamber of Commerce, which has advised national government on strategic digital transformation. Her work on development of connected health... > Read more

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    • Dr Catherine Mooney is an Assistant Professor in the UCD School of Computer Science and a member of the Executive Committee of WITS. Her research is in the area of machine learning based... > Read more

    • Professor Eithne McCabe, M.A.(Oxon), D.Phil.(Oxon), B.E.(NUI), FTCD, F.Inst.P.,C.Phys., is Professor in the School of Physics and Fellow at Trinity College Dublin. She was formerly Fellow and... > Read more

    • Lisa Cavern is an IT professional and Business Analyst with Version 1, where she helps clients maximise the business benefits of technology projects. Before moving into the IT sector, Lisa worked... > Read more

    • Pauline McCaffrey is a Senior Manager and certified Technology Architect with Accenture. She has twelve years’ experience with Accenture working with various clients in the Public and Private... > Read more

    • Jane Morgan, learnt her trade at a market-leading NASDAQ technology corporation where she worked with global teams from Boston to Billund, Paris to Providence, and Berlin to Bengaluru. She’s... > Read more

    • Susan Treacy is a Business Consultant specialising in healthcare and owner of Treacy Healthcare Consulting. Since completing her Masters in Medicine (Biomed. Sci.) in 1998 at Queen’s University... > Read more

    • Anna Murnaghan is a student at Technological University Dublin (TUD) City Campus. She is currently in her final year of studying Biomedical and Molecular Diagnostics. She first joined WITS as a... > Read more

    • Sheelagh worked in hotel management in London and Ireland for over a decade after graduating from Shannon College of Hotel Management, including running her family business. Her career changed... > Read more

    • Caroline Dowling is a PhD Candidate in Plant Genetics at University College Dublin. She studies the infamous, fascinating plant Cannabis sativa and uses computational and lab techniques to... > Read more

    • Professor Regina Connolly is the first female Professor of Information Systems in Ireland. She has served on the expert eCommerce advisory group for Dublin Chamber of Commerce, which has advised... > Read more

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      Inspiring Women Interviews

      Some of our corporate members

      WITS is proud to have the support of the following corporate members: