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Work Integration social enterprises (WISEs)

From: 20 Mar 2019 - 13:00 To: 20 Mar 2019 - 15:00

Work Integration social enterprises (WISEs)

During February & March the CUBS Entrepreneurship Speaker Series will feature three lunchtime seminars focussing on Social Entrepreneurship & Enterprise. This third seminar looks at work integration social enterprises (WISEs)

The final seminar of the seminar series features Ms Siobhán Cafferty, Social Enterprise Project Manager, Probation Service/Irish Prison Service who will discuss recent policy developments in support of Work Integration Social Enterprises (WISEs) in a justice context.
 

Date Wednesday 20 March
Time 1pm-3pm
Venue Safari Annex, O’Donovan’s Road, UCC
Further info Contact mary.oshaughnessy@ucc.ie

 

Speaker biograpHY

Siobhán Cafferty is the Social Enterprise Project Manager working with the Irish Prison Service and Probation Service. She developed the social enterprise strategy for the Department of Justice & Equality, ‘A new way forward – social enterprise strategy 2017 – 2019’.

She is committed to improving the infrastructure to support social enterprises within the criminal justice sector in Ireland as a mechanism to increase employment options for people with criminal convictions as well as assisting with the reintegration back into society following custodial sentences.


Convenor:       

Dr. Mary O’Shaughnessy, Food Business and Development, Cork University Business School, UCC
For further information please contact: mary.oshaughnessy@ucc.ie

Tim Marshall