Current Advisors

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, continuing to this day to be responsible for its leadership, operations and executive decisions. 

Joanne Dolan, Co-Founder & Managing Director
Consultant and Project Manager, including Dublin City Public Libraries The Digital Skills Project, former General Manager of a large Research Centre

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


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

Catrina Carrigan, Board of Directors
Student, Enterprise Computing DCU, Intel & e-fellows.net Scholar, CoderDojo Mentor

Sinéad Doherty, Advisor
CEO, Fenero, FCCA, QFA

James Milligan, Board of Directors
Director, UK & Ireland, EMEA – Technology & Project Solutions, Hays

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

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


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

Margaret Malone, Program Coordinator

reachable by email programme@teen-turn.com

Nicole Ryan, Munster Projects Coordinator

reachable by email coordinator@teen-turn.com


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

Our Lead Ambassadors are Ciara Tunstead, Amanda Cullen & Rachel Ashe.

Our Lead Mentors and Facilitators are Iseult Mangan (Galway), Linda Duignan (Longford), Shane HennessyFiona Gilchrist & Connie Murphy (Limerick) and Harry McCann & Triona O’Donnell (Cork).