Who are the panelists ?

 Meehan Eucharia Eucharia Meehan MRIA is the recently appointed CEO of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS). Prior to this she was the inaugural Director of the Irish Research Council (2012-2017). Topic: Applying intersectionality into research policy development
Eucharia Meehan
Registrar and CEO, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
Under the stewardship of Eucharia Meehan, the Irish Research Council was the first research funding agency in Ireland to launch a Gender Strategy and Action Plan (Dec. 2013). This led to the Council being recognized internationally as a leader for its policies. In addition to playing a key role in the policy arena through the Research Council and other national organisations, Eucharia was designated ScienceEurope’s first Gender and Diversity Champion (2016-2017). ScienceEurope is the association of research funding and performing entities in Europe. Eucharia has more than 20 years leadership experience across a range of public and private research based organisations. She attained the highest academic honour on the island of Ireland in 2017 with her election as a member of the Royal Irish Academy.