Meet Consul General Helena Nolan And Support NYC's Bottomless Closet
Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021
Time: 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Bank of Ireland Innovation Lab, 2 Grand Central Tower, 41st Floor, 140 East 45th St, NY, NY 10017
You are invited to IBO-NY Women's Networking in-person and final gathering of 2021
We are honored to be joined by Consul General Helena Nolan on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at the Bank of Ireland Innovation Lab. Helena will speak on the importance of women being visible in their workplaces/fields and tell us about her award-nominated #VisibleWomen campaign. Created to celebrate the role and achievements of women across a whole range of activities, #VisibleWomen highlights women from the arts and culture to entrepreneurship and design, to diplomacy, peace and security.
Look! It's a Woman Writer
And in a very related segue, Helena will also introduce us to a few of the Irish female authors featured in LOOK! IT’S A WOMAN WRITER! The anthology of essays by 21 writers, poets, and playwrights from the North and South of Ireland who tell their own stories shares the vivid personal accounts of their experiences as women writing during a pivotal period in the history of Ireland.
Asks and Offers
IBO Women’s Networking NYC diaspora community will be invited to participate in our rapid- fire intro, asks and offers, sharing their lessons learned and inspirational stories from a very challenging 18 months and counting.
TIP: Please consider becoming a member of Irish Business Organization of New York so you can enjoy the fantastic membership pricing for this and other networking events.
Women Helping Women: Handbag Drive
In addition to the very reasonably priced ticket fee, and a special discount for IBO members for a buffet lunch, we invite our guests to also support Bottomless Closet — a NYC nonprofit that embodies the philosophy of women helping women. Our good friend Yvonne Cassidy is Bottomless Closet’s first ever Director of Development and said at this time there is a need for accessories and handbags.
Please consider donating your gently loved handbags, purses, and attaché cases to help another woman feel confident and professional for her job interview. These accessories make a big difference completing a professional image for clients as they take their first steps towards building new careers and futures.
#womenempowerment #womenhelpingwomen #changinglives #givingback #makingadifference #handbags #purses #donate #thankfulthursday #payitforward
NOTE: Attendees must RSVP by no later than Noon, Wednesday, December 1, 2021.
This series is open to IBO members and their guests, including our male members and friends. We happily extend our real business connections and Irish hospitality to all.
This quarterly initiative provides additional networking events and opportunities for professional women and is part of IBO programming designed to connect with professionals from different parts of the Irish and Irish-American community and to learn about some of the great work being done across a variety of sectors. Inspiring female thought leaders and speakers are selected by the IBO and invited to educate, inspire, and motivate attendees. Participants will have the opportunity to listen to dynamic speakers, network and engage with attendees during these lunch meetings.