Women in the Creative Industries

This elearning course was developed from a symposium on 'Why is it so hard to stay? Women and Work in the Creative Industries' which took place in Dundalk in May 2015. Hosted by Dundalk Institute of Technology and Honeycomb - Creative Works in collaboration with Maynooth University and the Centre for Media Research at Ulster University.

Dr. Maureen Gaffney, author of 'Flourishing'

Dr. Maureen Gaffney is one of Ireland's most respected psychologists, broadcaster and commentators. In this video, Maureen probes the art of crafting your own story for a lifetime of fulfilment.

Maureen was keynote speaker at a Symposium on 'Women and Work in the Creative Industries', which took place at Dundalk Institute of Technology on May 1st, 2015.

Caroline O'Sullivan, Dundalk Institute of Technology

In this video, Caroline O'Sullivan, Senior Lecturer, Dundalk Institute of Technology, presents research into the work of women in the music industry in Ireland.

Prof. Sarah Edge, Ulster University

In this video, Sarah presents representations of women in popular cinema over a twenty year period.

Dr. Anne O'Brien, Maynooth University

Dr. Anne O'Brien presents research into the reasons for the attrition of women in media work.

Dr. Stefania Romano, De Monfort University

Dr. Stefania Romano, De Montfort University discusses her research into women as game changers in the creative industries. Research is conducted jointly with Dr. Colette Henry of Dundalk Institute of Technology.

Dr. Eugenia Siapera, Dublin City University

Dr. Eugenia Siapera presents gendered dimensions to her research into the safety of journalists in southern Europe.