After a sell-out launch of our new 'London Irish Lecture series' with Niall Breslin, we're delighted to present #2 with special guest Sinead Burke!

Through 2018, we will bring you a diverse and engaging mix of speakers to talk on areas of Irish social, cultural and creative interest.

More 'talks' than lectures, each event will offer the opportunity for engagement and interaction, and an evening of lively conversation and learning.

Our Second special guest is the creator of Minnie Mélange, Sinead Burke - an academic, teacher, writer and advocate. 

VENUE:TBC

SINEAD BURKE

BIOGRAPHY 

Sinéad Burke is an academic, teacher, writer and advocate. She is currently undertaking a PhD on the topic of the voice of the child and the ways in which children have agency within the primary school classroom. On her website, Minnie Mélange, Sinéad facilitates interesting conversations with curious people and uses social media to accelerate systemic change within the domains of diversity, inclusion, design and disability. Sinéad is responsible for the introduction of the term for little person, ‘duine beag’, into the Irish language.

Sinéad is a TED speaker, her talk ‘Why Design Should Include Everyone’ has amassed over one million views and speaking on the topics of design, education and inclusion, she most recently addressed the Business of Fashion’s VOICES conference and was the only Irish female delegate at World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos. Sinéad writes for Teen Vogue and the Financial Times, and has been a guest on The Moth and DeRay’s Pod Save the People. She is an ambassador for the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and the 2018 ambassador for the Irish Girl Guides.

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