The Panel was delighted to be a part of the committee involved with the organisation and set up of the 100 Women in Finance, Dublin location. The official launch took part on the 24th May 2017 at the National Gallery of Ireland.
With over 220 guests, the turnout on the night was indicative of the huge interest in this global network in Ireland. Key note speakers at the event were Amanda Pullinger, CEO of 100 Women in Finance and Carol Widger, Chair of the Dublin location and Partner at Maples and Calder. Amanda and Carol outlined the background of the organisation and the plans for the Dublin location. Key note speaker on behalf of the National Gallery of Ireland was Kathryn Milligan, Curator. She spoke about the current exhibition, The Art of Margaret Clarke: An Independent Spirit and the work of the gallery. In attendance was Eoghan Murphy, Minister of State for Financial Services, eGov & Procurement.
The establishment of the Dublin location is a great accomplishment and welcomed feature to the Irish financial services market, offering a platform for female professionals, as well as extensive global networking opportunities for members.
100 Women in Finance is a global network of over 15k+ professionals within the finance and investment industries worldwide and currently exists in 21 locations, making the launch of the Dublin chapter its 22nd globally. Founded in 2001 by Co-founders Carol Kim, Sarah Dyer and Dana Hall, 100 Women in Finance now celebrates over 15 years of empowering female professionals across the world. To find more on 100 Women in Finance visit the 100 Women in Finance website.
To receive invitations to upcoming local and global events, register as a member. Please contact the Dublin committee on [email protected] or log onto the website to complete the membership application form.
The next Dublin event, date to be confirmed, is being sponsored by BlackRock Asset Management and we look forward to seeing you there!
Featured on the introduction image is: Back: Lorena Dunne (Associate, William Fry), Ciara McGuinness, Emma Conaty (Head of Global Registration Services, Maples and Calder) Joanna Thompson de Colonges (Chair of 100Women in Finance Paris Location), Samantha Fletcher-Watts (Regional Head of Compliance, DMS) and Anne Keys (Managing Partner, The Panel). Front: Amanda Pullinger (CEO 100 Women in Finance), Carol Widger (Chair of 100 Women in Finance, Ireland & Partner, Maples and Calder) and Andrea Kelly (Partner, PWC).
All images courtesy of Maples and Calder / PwC