Our Speakers from 2016!
Fr Peter McVerry
Social DisadvantageWatch Talk
Peter campaigns tirelessly for the rights of vulnerable young people.
Attaining Balance between School, Sports and Social to Reach PotentialWatch Talk
Two time All Ireland winner with Dublin. Sports Science graduate with a passion for people and performance. Working for Irelands fastest growing university, Dublin City University.
Speaking OutWatch Talk
Doug posted a powerful message on Facebook about depression with a view to helping millions of others around the world who are battling with it. Hear how his story unfolds.
Empowerment & Body ConfidenceWatch Talk
Basketball coach and plus-size model, former basketball player for Ireland, ambassador for Irish Guiding’s Free Being Me body confidence programme. Passionate about empowerment and equality.
Dr Malie Coyne
Managing stress and rising up to the challenge of examsWatch Talk
A Clinical Psychologist and member of the PSI who understands the unique challenges of Generation Z. She has written extensively for the A Lust for Life website and recently created an exam stress management course called "Mastering the game of exams"
Follow your Dreams
Visual Artist; Make-up Artist and Mother of 1 – and all in a quarter of a century.
Personalised learning - taking ownership of your own learning
Post primary teacher. Represents Ireland at the European SchoolNet, on the use of technology for personalised learning and assessment.
World At Your Feet: Opportunities to Study Abroad
Guy is the founder of EUNiCAS, the application support service for students applying to European universities. He has a long track record in assisting Irish and UK students to apply to degree programmes (taught through English) in mainland Europe.
The need to ask Questions
Master of the High Court
Have you got what it takes to change the world?
Entrepreneur/Social Entrepreneur (@JimBreenPulse). Founder Cycle Against Suicide (@CASuicide). Founder PulseLearning (@PulseLearning). Member of Youth Mental Health Taskforce. Jim will have a special guest with him and some free giveaways. This is a presentation not to be missed!
Dr Rhona Mahony
Youth Leadership & Equality
Master of NMH, Consultant O&G, Fetal & Maternal Medicine Specialist, Eisenhower Fellow, Mother of 4.
Director of Junior Einsteins Science Club Ltd. Inspiring a love of science and learning. Author and science consultant.
The Possibility of Change
Qualified psychotherapist who believes in finding ways to work with our habits, fears and past choices.
Seán Páircéir, Partner, is the Global Head of Investor Services for Brown Brothers Harriman.
Youth Mental Health
Rebecca is an Education and Training Coordinator with Jigsaw- The National Centre for Youth Mental Health. She is passionate about listening to the voice of young people - especially on the issue of youth mental health.