Deirdre Kelly PhD, was announced Emerging Business Woman of the Year 2017 by Network Kildare at Palmerstown House Estate last Friday evening.
Presented with the award by Minister of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell-O’Connor and President of Network Kildare Pauline Forde, Deirdre announced ‘it is a privilege and honor to receive such a prestigious award from Network Kildare. At Kelly Scientific, we strive to provide cutting edge market analysis reports for the healthcare sector, and it is such an achievement to have our work recognized. Going forward we are delighted to represent Kildare at the national Network Ireland final awards in October!’
The awards ceremony took place at the Palmerstown House Estate on Friday 19th May and was attended by a number of high profile guests including the Mayor of Co. Kildare Ivan Keatley, Mary Mitchell-O’Connor, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Jacqui McNabb, Head of Enterprise at County Kildare Local Enterprise Office, Deputy Martin Heydon, Chairman of Fine Gael, Deputy Bernard Durkan, Deputy Fiona O’Loughlin, Deputy James Lawless and Allan Shine, CEO Kildare Chamber.
About Network Ireland:
According to their website ‘Network Ireland is a progressive, dynamic organisation supporting the professional and personal development of women. Our membership is made up of a very diverse group of women, from budding entrepreneurs, SME owners, professionals and leaders in indigenous and multinational organisations to non profits, charities, arts and the public sector. We have a strong voice and are interested in promoting diversity and equality, entrepreneurship and leadership development; collaborating with like-minded people and organisations.’
For more information see www.networkireland.ie