The 2018 Finalists

We are delighted to announce the 2018 finalists for the WMB Awards. As always the standard was incredibly high and the judges were humbled to read such inspiring submissions. Congratulations to the shortlist and thank you to everyone who participated this year.  The winner of each Award Category will be announced at our upcoming annual Conference & Awards which takes place on October 8th.  This occasion promises to deliver a day of conversation, networking and celebration.

 

Matheson WMB Female Entrepreneur Award 2018

Karen Clince
Founder & CEO, Tigers Childcare –  tigerschildcare.com

Andrea Doolan
Co-Founder & CEO, Atlantia Food Clinical Trials – www.atlantiafoodclinicaltrials.com

Siobhan Lawless
Founder & CEO, The Foods of Athenry – www.foodsofathenry.ie

Mairead Mackle
Co-Founder & CEO, Homecare Independent Living Ltd – www.hcil.com

Deirdre McGlone
Managing Director, Harvey’s Point Ltd – harveyspoint.com

Claire McHugh
Co-Founder & CEO, Axonista – www.axonista.com

Sara Mitchell
Co-Founder, Poulet Bonne Femme – www.pouletbonnefemme.com

 

Newstalk WMB Female Social Entrepreneur Award 2018 Finalists

Lisa Marie Clinton
Founder & CEO, avail Support Limited – www.availsupport.com

Noelle O’Connell
Executive Director, European Movement Ireland – www.europeanmovement.ie

Talita Holzer Saad
Co-Founder & CEO, waytoB –  waytob.com

Deborah Somorin
Founder, Empower the Family – www.deborahsomorin.com

Liz Waters
CEO, An Cosán –  www.ancosan.ie

 

WMB Woman in Technology Award 2018 Finalists

Sheena Bailey & Louella Morton
Co-Founders, TestReach –  www.testreach.com

Gráinne Barry
Co-Founder – SportsTech Ireland / EMEA Operations Director – STATS – sportstechireland.com

Aisling Curtis
Commercial Director, Microsoft Ireland – www.microsoft.com

Amanda Darmody
Site Lead, Eventbrite Cork – www.eventbrite.ie

Joanne Kearney
Founder & MD, GlowMetrics – www.glowmetrics.com

Fidelma McGuirk
CEO & Founder, Payslip – payslip.com

Ríona Ní Ghriallais
Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer, ProVerum Medical – proverummedical.com

 

Boots WMB Empowering Women Award 2018 Finalists

Christine Barrett
Inside Sales Director UK, Microsoft Ireland – www.microsoft.com

Niamh Cray
HR Director, Sodexo Ireland –  ie.sodexo.com

Rebecca Harrison
Chair Advisory Council & Branch Liaison, Network Ireland – www.networkireland.ie

Alison Treacy
LaunchBox programme manager, Trinity College Dublin- www.tcd.ie

Eileen O’Mara
Senior Vice President, Salesforce – www.salesforce.com

 

Sodexo WMB Female Newcomer Award 2018 Finalists

Jakki Cooney
Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, Cala Medical – www.calamedical.com

Gillian Doyle
Co-Founder & CEO, Cerebreon Technologies- www.cerebreon.com

Fiona Edwards Murphy
Founder & CEO, ApisProtect –  www.apisprotect.com

Susan Keating
Founder & CEO, Seagreen Bio Ltd (T/A NEUÚ Seaweed Skincare) – neuu.com

Rosanne Longmore
Co-Founder & CEO, Coroflo – www.coroflo.com

Vanessa Tierney
Co-Founder, Abodoo Ltd – www.abodoo.com

 

WMB Businesswoman Award 2018 Finalists

Sinéad Bryan
Chief Financial Officer, Vodafone Ireland – www.vodafone.ie

Maeve Dorman
VP Global Merchant Services, PayPal – www.paypal.com

Rosemary Garth
Director of Comms. & Corporate Affairs Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard –  www.irishdistillers.ie

Aisling Keegan
Vice-President & General Manager, Dell EMC Ireland – www.dell.ie

Marguerite Sayers
Executive Director Customer Solutions, ESB – www.esb.ie

Imelda Shine
Managing Director, Intertrust Management Ireland –  www.intertrustgroup.com