Work. Life. Lessons from leaders BOOKED OUT with Claire O'Connell

  • Thursday 09th November @ 10:00 am
  • Free

    Age 16+ years

    Work. Life. Lessons from leaders (Royal Irish Academy) is a collection of useful and interesting tips, hacks and insights from people – mainly women – who have made a mark in their field. Students will join the author, scientist-turned-writer Claire O’Connell, for this interactive workshop event where they will be inspired, and propelled, by these short snippets of hard-earned wisdom and insights from people – mostly women – who have achieved much in their careers!

    This is a schools event and expressions of interest should be emailed to


    Dr Claire O’Connell is a scientist-turned-writer. From Dublin, Ireland, she studied science at University College Dublin, graduating in 1998 with a PhD in cell biology. She also holds a Master’s in Science Communication from Dublin City University. Since 2005, she has written extensively for Silicon Republic and for The Irish Times. In 2016, she was named Irish Science Writer of the Year. Claire lives in Dublin with her husband, Fearghal, and their two children.