Coordinator of the ESTeEM Mentoring Project and Lecturer
Company or Organization:
Technological University Dublin
Leslie Shoemaker is an American who has resided in Ireland for 25 years. Her career as a Chartered Counselling Psychologist has taken a variety of professional routes after completing her training in Trinity College Dublin. This includes maintaining a small private practise, co-founding a national non-profit organisation, OCD Ireland, lecturing and developing a mentoring program, ESTeEM, for female students in the Technological University Dublin. The ESTeEM initiative, Equality in Science and Technology by Engaged Educational Mentoring, was created to provide female engineering and computer science students with female, industry based role models. The project is now in its second year.