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Business Women Can and CPA Event at The River Lee Hotel, Cork

Business Women Can and CPA Hit Cork!

The River Lee Hotel, Cork, was the venue last Thursday evening for the now annual collaboration between the CPA Ireland and Ulster Bank’s Business Women Can (BWC). The murky grey weather outside certainly didn’t dampen the spirit and mood inside, with lots of networking, learning and listening taking place. Helen […]

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[Events] Women in Tech

In 2014, we launched our “Women in Tech” programme to support diversity in the technology sector. One of the features of this programme is our lunchtime series which we have recently enhanced. The core aim of this series is to highlight the success of leading, talented female role models. We […]

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Business Women Can & Jobcare

Business Women Can joined forces with Jobcare on Wednesday 11th February to run a joint event for a cohort of their Female delegates. The theme for the afternoon was ‘Inspiring Success’ and sub themes included motivation, attitude and aspiration. The Positive Economist – Practical Steps Forward Susan Hayes MD of […]

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Cartier Women’s Initiative Award

The Cartier Women’s Initiative Award is looking for committed female entrepreneurs heading initiatives with the potential to grow significantly in the years to come. The selection of the finalists and laureates of the competition is done by an independent international Jury of entrepreneurs, investors, business executives and other profiles engaged […]

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The New Power Dressing

There was a day when corporate image was all black suits, sensible heels and leather brief cases. Now, the corporate world and fashion industry has moved on to a more expressive place where black suits alone no longer cut it and if you want to stand out you must shop […]

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Development Programmes & Financial Funding for Women in Business

Ensuring that Irish business women realise their full business potential is critical to Irish Economic prosperity and a major priority for Enterprise Ireland. Research internationally indicates that lack of role models, low self confidence, lack of technical expertise, lower levels of risk taking and limited access to appropriate networking opportunities […]

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Foreign Direct Investment – Ireland’s Story

Ireland’s continuing ability to attract cutting-edge foreign direct investment is at the core of our economic recovery. Yvonne Kennedy summarises the key factors that influence those investment decisions and provides an overview of banking considerations for inbound investors. In April 2014, former COO of Zynga, Marcus Segal, addressed the “Smart […]

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