ORLA O’CONNOR is Director of National Women’s Council of Ireland. She holds a Masters degree in European Social Policy from NUIM and a degree in Social Science from UCD. Orla has worked in senior management in non-governmental organisations in Ireland for over 15 year. She was previously the Head of Policy of NWCI, and has led campaigns on a wide range of issues on women’s rights, including social welfare reform, pension reform and for the introduction of quality and affordable childcare. Orla has worked in local community based projects developing services for the unemployed, lone parents and young people.
|DATE: June 8, 2012
|Themes:Irish Life & Culture
|Keywords:Orla O'Connor, Gender Balance, Women's Rights, European Social Policy