On Thursday 18th October the Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny will join with the Local Enterprise Office Carlow for National Women's Enterprise Day (NWED).
This year's NWED theme is 'from local to global' encouraging female entrepreneurs to explore export markets and to 'go international' with their business with support from their Local Enterprise Office.
The event will take place in the grounds of Mount Juliet Estate, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny with Team Activities, Lunch and Guest Speakers Dr. Sinead Kane and Comedian Deirdre O'Kane.
Dr. Sinead Kane [Sinead Kane]
Double PhD doctorate, Double Guinness World Record holder, Keynote Speaker, Visually Impaired Athlete, & Qualified Lawyer
Sinead only has 5% vision and is registered as legally blind but she has overcome a lot of adversity throughout her life and now wants to help others. Sinead proves how those who persist in spite of a disability can develop determination, motivation, and creativity.
[Deirdre O'Kane] Deirdre O'Kane
An award-winning actress, comedian and presenter. 2018 is already a standout year; Deirdre has been a finalist in RTE's Dancing with the Stars, produced the country's largest ever charity comedy show (Paddy's Nite for Comic Relief at the 3 Arena), hosted the new look IFTA Film & Drama Awards for RTE, and voiced TV3 hit, Gogglebox. Her natural warmth, engaging manner and comic timing make her a huge hit with audiences
Agenda for the event
9.30am Registration tea/coffee and pastries served
10.00am Welcome address
10.15am Guest Speaker Sinead Kane
11.00am Networking Activities ( Please bring comfortable shoes)
2.00pm Lunch in The Stables Restaurant
2.45pm Guest Speaker Deirdre O'Kane
3.30pm Closing address