Monaghan Women in Business, or those who are thinking of going into business are invited to the 2019 launch in the Westenra Arms Hotel, Monaghan on Tuesday 5th March 2019. The Guest Speaker is Lough Egish woman and Irish Tatler Woman of the Year in Media – Áine Kerr. Teacher turned journalist, editor, tech executive, fanatical Monaghan GAA supporter and entrepreneur at Kinzen. Áine has lots of wisdom and gems to share on “Making it Happen!” Great evening out in good company guaranteed. And of course supper will be served! Register now at https://bit.ly/2Ty6dDR to guarantee your place.
Áine led global journalism partnerships at Facebook in New York, overseeing a team focused on building products, tools and services for the news industry. She was instrumental in creating the Facebook Journalism Project and the News Integrity Initiative (NII). Before joining Facebook in March 2016, she spent five years at Storyful, where she served as head of content and political editor before being appointed managing editor in at the time of the company’s acquisition by News Corporation. Áine will bring us a wealth of knowledge and insights into the world of media and social media management having spent over seven years working as a political correspondent and news reporter with The Irish Times, The Irish Independent and The Irish Examiner. Áine is on the board of the NII, an advisor to the Institute for Future of Media and Journalism (Fujo), and co-founder of Online News Association (ONA) Ireland.
Monaghan Women in Business (MWIB) is an informal network which is open to all women in business and in management positions in County Monaghan and surrounding areas. Women who are considering going into business are also welcome to become part of the network. They aim to provide information, support, promotional and networking opportunities to all who take part. Businesses at all stages of development – from pre-start up to internationally established operators are very welcome to join. For further information on Monaghan Women in Business or if you have any queries, please feel free to contact the Monaghan Women in Business Programme Co-ordinator, Riona Carroll, at any time. We look forward to hearing from you!