The Teen-Turn team is comprised of representatives whose backgrounds include industry, education, social enterprise, and outreach experience.
Our founders envisioned and designed the Teen-Turn program, determining its leadership, operations and execution.
Joanne Dolan, Co-Founder & Managing Director
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
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
Student, Enterprise Computing DCU, Intel & e-fellows.net Scholar, CoderDojo Mentor
James Milligan, Chair, Board of Directors
Director, UK & Ireland, EMEA – Technology & Project Solutions, Hays
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
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 & Kaye Marie Rabadon
Galway: Iseult Mangan
Longford: Linda Duignan & Cora McCauley
Limerick: Fiona Gilchrist, Maeve Guilfoyle, Shane Hennessy, Connie Murphy & Eibhlin Walsh