If you have ever hit a brick wall while completing an Arts Council Funding application form or have a great idea but are repeatedly rejected from funding grants this event could be for you! At the funding clinic attendees will be given the opportunity to have six five-minute sessions with our experienced guest speakers so you can have some tangible assistance and learnings.
Giustina is the Global Development Lead with the CoderDojo Foundation. She has a breadth and depth of responsibilities to enable the continuing success of the organisation and ongoing scaling of the movement. Her responsibility includes sourcing and engaging multiple key strategic partners, alliances and funders to support and scale CoderDojo globally. She holds a Msc in Management (Innovation in Social Enterprise) from DCU, a MA in International Politics and Human Rights from City University London and a BA in History and Political Science from UCD.
Lois Kapila is the managing editor and a reporter with a new weekly local publication, Dublin Inquirer. Launched in June 2015 and online at www.dublininquirer.com, it offers coverage of city affairs, profiles of local figures, and is an independent voice in Ireland's media landscape. She moved to Ireland in 2013, after working for a couple of years in India for a national daily newspaper, The Statesman, based in Kolkata. Before that, she worked as a trainee defense investigator in Washington DC. In 2013, she was part of a team to carry out an oral histories project in the Indian state of Chattisgarh, that sought to catalogue the experiences of those living in a village demolished to make way for a coal mine; it resulted in a book, Lat Does Not Exist (Earthcare Books, 2014). She's also co-editor of a short story collection, Love On The Road 2015 (Liberties Press, 2015).
Orla is Co-Founder of UniTuition, Ireland's leading marketplace for third level tuition. She is a Scholar of Trinity College with a background in psychology, management and software. She has written successful funding applications in both an academic and business context.
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This month, our venue is the Twisted Pepper on Middle Abbey Street. We kick off at 2pm sharp.