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“HOLDING HER first grandchild in her arms in 2003, Mary Robinson was struck by the uncertainty of the world he had been born into. Before his fiftieth birthday, he would have to share the planet with more than nine billion people - people battling for food, water and shelter in an increasing volatile climate. The faceless shadowy menace of climate change had become, in an instant, deeply personal.”
The EMPOWER Programme (female entrepreneurship programme in the West of Ireland which was launched last year) is now commencing its second cycle commencing in Oct 2018. Last year over ninety females applied for this programme which is funded by the Department of Justice and Equality and the European Social Fund and run by the GMIT Innovation Hubs.
The phrase ‘rising from the ashes’ may be a cliché for some but for Evelyn O’Toole, founder and CEO of trailblazing company Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS) and 2017’s Entrepreneur of the Year, it literally describes her path to business success. CLS is now the largest privately owned contract laboratory in Ireland with two facilities, one in Rosmuc and the other on the outskirt of Galway city, yet Evelyn only founded the company after losing her first job when her employer’s premises was destroyed by fire.
Galway 2020 has announced the appointment of local business leader Hannah Kiely to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the company tasked with delivering Galway’s European Capital of Culture in 2020. As CEO of Galway 2020, Hannah will be responsible for leading the Executive Team working closely with the new Galway 2020 Board of Directors to deliver the ambitious programme and vision before and during European Capital of Culture in 2020, as well as ensuring that a strong and lasting legacy follows to benefit the city, county and wider region.
Don’t miss out on the fantastic evening that Online Marketing in Galway has in store for its last seminar of the year! The Christmas party on Tuesday, December 15 at 6.30pm will kick off with guest speaker, Breda Fox, CEO of the Galway Enterprise Office. Breda will speak about several Galway success stories from 2015 and give invaluable insight into how to succeed. The title of her talk is ‘UnWrapping LEO, Galway Successes 2015’. Breda has been the driving force and energy of the Enterprise Board, consistently steering a client focused service where start-ups and small businesses are encouraged to come for help, assistance and guidance.