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Lifelong Learning Manager Lindsay Malone Awarded Network Ireland Business Woman of the Year Award (Employee)

30/05/2018

Lindsay Malone, who is manager of the faculty of Lifelong Learning at Institute of Technology Carlow, has been awarded the Network Ireland Wicklow branch Business Woman of the Year Award (Employee Category).  She will now go forward to compete at the Network Ireland National Business Awards in September 2018.

Established in 1983, Network Ireland is an organisation dedicated to supporting the professional and personal development of women. Members include budding entrepreneurs, SME owners, professionals and leaders in indigenous and multinational organisations to non-profits, charities, arts and the public sector. The annual Network Ireland Businesswoman of the Year Awards celebrate the excellence, professionalism, vision and leadership of its members.

Lindsay, who is from Tramore, Co. Waterford and lives in Glenbrien, Co. Wexford, was first a student of Institute of Technology Carlow’s Faculty of Lifelong Learning. She graduated in 2011 with a BA (hons) Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care) and was awarded AIB Student of the Year. Lindsay returned to Institute of Technology Carlow in 2014 as an Associate Lecturer in the Faculty of Lifelong Learning and taught across three programmes: the BA (hons) Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care); the BA (hons) Early Childhood Education and Care and the Masters in Child, Youth and Family Studies.

She was appointed Lifelong Learning Manager with the Institute in September 2017 where she is responsible for developing the appropriate service, quality and performance models to enable the consolidation of the Institute’s strength in Lifelong Learning. She plays a key role in the development, operations and management of the Faculty of Lifelong Learning and manages operations at the Institute’s Wicklow County Campus. Institute of Technology Carlow has the highest percentage of Lifelong Learners in the sector, which reflects its commitment to providing higher educational opportunities for all.