Our Team

The Teen-Turn team is comprised of individuals whose backgrounds include industry, education, social enterprise, and outreach experience.

Our operations team bring to their roles valuable experience in business practices and community-based solutions without whose expertise we could not be effective. 

Margaret Malone, Program Coordinator

reachable by email programme (at) teen-turn.com

Nicole Ryan, Munster Projects Coordinator

reachable by email coordinator (at) teen-turn.com

Kaye Marie Rabadon, Research & Online Activities Assistant

reachable by email contact (at) teen-turn.com

Our board of directors collectively contributes to Teen-Turn’s success by ensuring compliance with legislation and charity governance requirements, maintaining high standards of transparency and accountability, and communicating with stakeholders and the public to deliver the organization’s strategy.    

Grace Boland, Board of Directors
Principal Solicitor, Boland Law

Philip Bourke, Board of Directors
Marketing Manager, Hays

Mark Canavan, Board of Directors
Government Affairs Manager, Johnson & Johnson

Aoife Carragher, Board of Directors
Communications Manager, Ombudsman for Children

Catrina Carrigan, Board of Directors
Information Risk Management, KPMG

James Milligan, Chair, Board of Directors
Global Head of Technology, Hays

Nichola Mullen, Board of Directors
Fundraising Director, Society of St Vincent de Paul

Solicitor Martyna Brulinska currently serves as Secretary

Our founders envisioned and designed the Teen-Turn program, determining its leadership, operations and execution. 

Joanne Dolan, Co-Founder 
Consultant and Project Manager, including Dublin City Public Libraries The Digital Skills Project, former Site General Manager, Insight Centre for Data Analytics.

Niambh Scullion, Co-Founder
Product Owner, Watson Health IBM, Coolest Projects Implementation Team, Co-Founder CoderDojo Girls, Coder Girl Hack Day Organizer

Our advisors are committed to furthering strategies that promote inclusion and opportunities for those marginalized by gender or social disadvantage.

Sinéad Doherty, Advisor
CEO, Fenero, FCCA, QFA

Susie O’Connor, Advisor
Management Consultant, Genesis Ireland, former Senior Government Advisor and CEO of a National Youth Organization

Ann O’Dea, Advisor
CEO, Silicon Republic, Founder InspireFest

Ruth Pe Palileo, Advisor
Registered USPTO Patent Agent & Analyst, Mechanical and Life Sciences

Teen-Turn Leads are also integral to our mission, presenting our programming at events, conferences and to company representatives as well as supervising mentoring activities throughout Ireland.

Our Lead Ambassadors are Rachel Ashe, Amanda Cullen, Jennifer Corcoran, John McGuire & Ciara Tunstead

Our Lead Mentors and Facilitators

Cork: Lauren Andrews, Stephen Hammel, Harry McCann, Triona O’Donnell 

Dublin: Amy Coleman, Athaliah Fubara, Ilaina Khairulzaman, Anton Rivas Pertile, Kaye Marie Rabadon

Galway: Iseult Mangan 

Longford: Linda Duignan & Cora McCauley

Limerick: Fiona Gilchrist, Maeve Guilfoyle, Shane Hennessy, Connie Murphy, Eibhlin Walsh 

Tipperary: Miriam Bergin