Dr Clare O’Hagan
University of Limerick, FESTA Project Partner, Ireland.
Clare O'Hagan PhD initially pursued a career in human resources, working in both manufacturing and service sectors in Fortune 500 companies. Subsequently, Clare lectured in management and business in higher- and further- education. Clare is currently employed in the University of Limerick, Ireland as Project Manager on an EU-FP7 Science-in-Society project, Female Empowerment in Science and Technology Academia (FESTA). For the University of Limerick, Clare is task leader on work package 3.1 (Awareness Raising), and work package 4.1 (Decision Making and Communications). Clare studied Human Resource Management (Dublin Institute of Technology), holds an MSc in Strategic Human Resource Management (Sheffield Hallam University), MA in Women’s Studies (University College Cork) and a PhD in Sociology and Women’s Studies (University of Limerick) which was funded by an award from the Irish Research Council. Clare holds a Higher Diploma in teaching, training and education (NUI Galway) is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and a Fellow of the Irish Institute of Training and Development (IITD) Research interests include Equality, Gender, Management and Human Resources, Motherhood, Leadership, Sociology, Intersectionality Theory, Organisation culture, Care Work and Feminism.
Dr O'Hagan spoke on: FESTA: Challenges in Creating Gendered Organisation Change during the Knowledge Exchange Forum on Day 2 of the Gender Summit 4 EU 2014.