Dr. Suzanne Little named in Silicon Republic's Pipeline Protectors

Girls Hack Ireland7th March 2018 - On International Women's Day, Dr. Suzanne Little from Insight and the School of Computing, has been named in Silicon Republic's list of female Pipeline Protectors for educating the next generation of STEM talent.

Along with her DCU colleagues, Dr Aoibhéann Bird of Insight and Ruth Kenealy (formly of Insight), Suzanne was listed along with 33 other female educators for addressing gender balance in the STEM pipeline and nurturing a new generation of women in STEM through education and outreach initiatives.

“Girls Hack Ireland addresses the challenge of cultivating … that science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) is inclusive of and rewarding for girls and women.” This is the core maxim of Girls Hack Ireland, an initiative started by Dr Joanne Dolan (more on her below) and later led by the three DCU colleagues.


Amoung the other female Pipeline Protectors were Mari Cahalane, organiser of the annual BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE), Gillian Keating, Ruth Buckley and Caroline O’Driscoll, founders of the hugely successful initiative I Wish and Dr Joanne Dolan, one of the co-founders of Teen-Turn.

Full article on Silicon Republic here: https://www.siliconrepublic.com/innovation/women-invent-100-2018-education