Communications: Amanda leads the execution and strategy of Dream Space at Microsoft Ireland. Since joining Microsoft in 2018, Amanda has driven the evolution of Dream Space to ensure that it’s educational programmes are delivering the greatest possible impact in the area of STEM pipeline, including a focus on diversity and inclusion which is closely aligned to the CWiT mission of attract, retain and promoting female talent. Before working in Microsoft, Amanda was a post-primary teacher and assistant principal. She is passionate about the role of STEM in promoting key skills and competencies and is actively working on programs that will improve diversity in STEM fields (gender, ethnicity, socio-economic backgrounds) and the holistic education of young people. Since joining CWiT in 2019, Amanda has been active member of the education pillar and looks forward to leading the communications pillar from March 2022.
CWiT Education will host a Spotlight Panel Discussion on Industries’ role in STEMing the gap in education. Join our quarterly Education Spotlight to hear about the