PRESS RELEASE Women for Election announce new CEO Women for Election is delighted to announce the appointment of our new CEO Caitríona Gleeson to drive our mission to inspire, equip and support women to enter and succeed politics in Ireland.   Caitríona joins us from Safe Ireland, where she was centrally involved in driving […]

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Inspiring Women- Our Top Books

We created our Read/Watch/Listen recommends section as part of our Working Together Newsletter series, that began back in March. It was our way of staying connected with the Women for Election network. Many of you suggested some great books, and we have decided to compile them all in a handy list.   The Education of […]

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Working Together- October Issue

I hope you and yours have been keeping well. Welcome to the October installment of our Working Together Newsletter. We are in to a new training season here at Women for Election and we were delighted to have over 150 of you log on already this season. Margaret E. Ward kicked us off with a […]

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Inspiring Women- Our Top Movie Picks

As the evenings are growing shorter, we are all beginning to spend some more time indoors. Rather than spending half the evening trying to decide what to watch, why not choose from Women for Election‘s list of inspiring and empowering movies. Here’s our list of movies and documentaries featuring inspiring women: In Our Own Words– […]

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Exciting Job Opportunity with Women for Election

Ireland ranks in a disappointing 98th place* globally for the representation of women in national politics The % of female Dail deputies stands at only 23%. We’re looking for a dynamic, goal focused CEO to lead Women for Election and achieve our mission of increasing the number of women in elected office. Please find the […]

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Working Together- Issue Fifteen

    We’re delighted that nearly 500 of you have joined us over the past while – since our Covid crisis began we’ve run training sessions on areas such as resilience, social media, and our political systems as well as hearing from politicians and public figures such as Ambassador Samantha Power, Ailbhe Smyth, Senators Lynn […]

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Working Together- Issue Fourteen

4 women….. Women for Election had called for a balanced cabinet, for political leadership, for the government to recognise that it is, after all, 2020. In response the government appointed 4 women to cabinet. 4 women. Since the foundation of the State a total of 22 women have served in cabinet. That’s not good enough. […]

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Working Together- Issue Thirteen

128 days after the General Election we finally have a draft Programme for Government – after weeks of hard negotiations the three parties have put together a programme outlining the direction of travel they would like to see the country take over the next five years. It is now over to the party members of those 3 […]

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Working Together- Issue Twelve

  Hope. I think we are beginning to feel a lot more hopeful. It looks like we might have ‘wintered this one out’ – at least for now, we are heading into the summer. As we’re moving into the next stage of this Covid-19 crisis, we’ve been looking back in Women for Election and what we have […]

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Working Together- Issue Eleven

As we move into the bank holiday weekend, it looks like the sun is going to be shining! And while the Covid crisis is far from over, it’s good to see us heading in the right direction. We’re very conscious as we’re delivering our training and online webinars and working with future politicians, that some […]

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Women for Election is delighted to announce the appointment of our new CEO Caitríona Gleeson (@CaitGleeson) to drive our mission to inspire, equip and support women to enter and succeed politics in Ireland.

Read our press release here: https://womenforelection.ie/women-for-election-welcome-our-new-ceo/

Women for Election is delighted to announce the appointment of our new CEO Caitríona Gleeson (@CaitGleeson) to drive our mission to inspire, equip and support women to enter and succeed politics in Ireland.

Read our press release here: https://womenforelection.ie/women-for-election-welcome-our-new-ceo/