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Sinéad Burke, aka Minnie Mélange

Posted on Dec 13, 2017

Sinéad Burke, aka Minnie Mélange

Sinéad Burke wears many hats. She describes herself as an academic and writer, and someone who “amplifies voices”. But that doesn’t quite cover everything. She’s also a teacher and an activist, challenging the status quo in the fashion industry and beyond.

Podcast Length: 28:50

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Elva, Aine and Pamela: Co-Founders of GirlCrew

Posted on Nov 15, 2017

Elva, Aine and Pamela: Co-Founders of GirlCrew

Elva Carri, Aine Mulloy and Pamela Newenham: co-founders of GirlCrew, an online platform to help women make new friends. Elva, Aine and Pamela spoke to us about GirlCrew’s origins, their expansion plans and the entrepreneurial streaks they displayed at a young age.

Podcast Length: 27:35

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Fionnuala Meehan: Google’s head honcho in Ireland

Posted on Oct 13, 2017

Fionnuala Meehan: Google’s head honcho in Ireland

Fionnuala Meehan spoke to us about leading Google in Ireland, her love of a heavy metal music festival and managing millennials.

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Dr Ciara Clancy: CEO of Beats Medical

Posted on Sep 8, 2017

Dr. Ciara Clancy: CEO of Beats Medical

Dr. Ciara Clancy spoke to us about her company, Beats Medical, and also, about her job in a bean factory, breakdancing and her unusual board-finding methods.

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Feargal Quinn: Former Politician and Businessman

Posted on Jul 12, 2017

Feargal Quinn: Former Politician and Businessman

Feargal Quinn, founder of the Superquinn supermarket chain, thinks business leadership should be fun.

“The overall approach is make sure that you enjoy the day”, he says, stressing that to achieve this “you have to make sure that the people who work with you enjoy the day and to do that you have to make sure the customers enjoy the day.”

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Ellvena Graham: Chairman of ESB

Posted on Jun 9, 2017

 

Ellvena Graham: Chairman of ESB

Ellvena Graham’s career has taken her from changing oil and spark plugs as a teenager in the family business to head of Ulster Bank and now the first woman to be appointed Chairman of ESB. 

In this episode, Ellvena talks to Margaret E Ward about equality with her brothers in the family business during her teens and how women need to network and use mentors.

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