146 Inspiring Women Leaders List 2021

Updated: Apr 14


As part of International Women's Day 2021, Diversein launched a campaign to recognise and reward inspiring women leaders globally. We are delighted to received hundreds of submissions with fantastic women who truly inspire people around them.


Congratulations to all the inspiring women who had a positive impact on other's life. You always went to great lengths to do your best. You care and help other women to achieve their goals. Keep shining bright and being a role model for next generations !




Here is the inspiring women leaders list 2021 (This list doesn't present any order)


  1. Hazel Chu - Lord Mayor of Dublin, Dublin City Council

  2. Vicky Phelan - Women's Health Advocate

  3. Ruth Leonard - Indeed

  4. Adaku Ezeudo - PhoenixRize Consulting

  5. Furkan Karayel - Diversein.com

  6. Evelyn Nomayo - Phase Innovate

  7. Dr. Helen Zidon - Aspen Pharma Group

  8. Anna Radulovski - WomenTech Network

  9. Abi Williams - Udemy

  10. Begum Genc - Women in AI

  11. Elizabeth Murphy - Brightflag

  12. Breda McCague - Bank of Ireland

  13. Claire Prouvost - Claire Provoust Illustrator

  14. Dr. Maura McAdam - Dublin City University

  15. Caroline Whaley - Shine for Women

  16. Daisy Auger-Dominguez - VICE Media Group

  17. Lauren Foley - Feminist YouTuber & Consultant

  18. Gina Oglesby - Back To Work Connect

  19. Vivian Acquah - Vive La Vive

  20. Rokhaya Diallo - LCI - La Chaine Info

  21. Melissa Romero - Baubo care

  22. Tamsin Napier-Munn - RawTalks Academy

  23. Sarah Chapman - 3M

  24. Danette Copestake - Wyelands Bank

  25. Gemma Hood - Culturehood

  26. Lisa McKenna - McKenna Solicitors

  27. Gosia Syta - Walk Your Talk

  28. Axela Rinoa - Axe Media

  29. Aleksandra Smolinska - Deem

  30. Alessandra Sala - Women in AI

  31. Kasia Łanucha - TCO International

  32. Veronika Vee Urbanska - Urbansky Consulting

  33. Magdalena Kuraczowska - WomenCo

  34. Laurat Ogunjobi - Cush Consulting Group

  35. Emma Rainey - The Brussels Binder

  36. Dr. Janet Awokoya - The Some Black Girls™

  37. Mary Carty - Wilson & Keys

  38. Nicaise Ishimwe - SheUps / WiTA

  39. Miren-Maialen Samper - Dublin Community Champion

  40. Joanne Kenney - Women in Research Ireland

  41. Kim Mackenzie-Doyle - The B!G Idea

  42. Charlotte Barker - Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI)

  43. Lauren Currie - UPFRONT / Stride

  44. Victoria Groom - SSE Airtricity

  45. Róisín Healy - Version 1

  46. Orlaith Carmody - Gavin Duffy & Associates

  47. Olivia Carroll - Version 1

  48. Clare Kennelly - Inclusive Cork

  49. Aishling Ruigrok - Huckletree

  50. Dr Therese Moylan - IADT

  51. Oluwaseyi (Manuwa) Kehinde-Peters - Pan African Women Empowerment Network

  52. Maria Raap - Transit9

  53. Lina Sinkeviciute - Lionbridge

  54. Jo Patrick-Heselton - Signature Flight Support

  55. Bevin Power-Mooney - EY

  56. Divya Hegde - TIP SESSIONS CHARITABLE TRUST

  57. Tiff De Conduin - Version 1

  58. Ruth Meehan - Udemy

  59. Jen Rooney - The Well-being Tortoise

  60. Sophie Benoit - What the Hack

  61. Shaymaa El Taieb - WuXi Biologics

  62. Máirín Murray - Digital Doddle / Tech4good

  63. Tania D'Souza - Human Matter Labs

  64. Kim Alpert - Udemy

  65. Emma Heaton - Shipyard Technology Ventures

  66. Veronique Savard - Verizon Media

  67. Ty Miller - Church & Dwight

  68. Jennifer Carpenter - Verona Carpenter Architects

  69. Irina Verona - Verona Carpenter Architects

  70. Jade O'Connor - FCR MediaAdrienne Gormley - N26

  71. Emma Howitson-Morley - NHS Business Services Authority

  72. Gemma Loder - Jackson Square Aviation

  73. Ursula Burns - Exxon Mobil

  74. Michelle O'Connor - The Careerclub

  75. Megan corker - NHS Business Services Authority

  76. Jennifer Cox - Tenable

  77. Nicoll Loyd - NHS BUSINESS SERVICES AUTHORITY

  78. Louisa Meehan - Woodview HRM

  79. Michelle Minnikin - Inspiration North

  80. Rachel Murphy - Difrent

  81. Rachel Brown - NHS BUSINESS SERVICES AUTHORITY

  82. Kerry Rosado - Dyvergent Consulting Group, LLC

  83. Loraine Martins OBE - Network Rail

  84. Jo Yarker - affinity health

  85. Jane Hatton - Evenbreak

  86. Nancy Doyle - Genius Within

  87. Susan Holden - Network Rail

  88. Angela Matthews - Business disability forum

  89. Suzanne Pangbourne - Network Rail

  90. Maria Grazia-Zedda - HS2 Ltd

  91. Joanne Lockwood - See Change Happen

  92. Dr Helen C Barker - Royal Papworth Hospital

  93. Jess Annison OBE - Jess Annison Coaching

  94. Snezana Zivcevska - Stalpers - GBS

  95. Kirste Worland - NHS Business services authority

  96. Clare O Connor - Clare O Connor Coaching

  97. Jenifer Clausell-Tormos - Develop Diverse

  98. Julia Baumanns - Microsoft & net4tec

  99. Jeni Houser - Ei District

  100. Joanne Hession - LIFT Ireland

  101. Sonya Lennon - Dress for Success

  102. Deirdre Garvey - The Wheel

  103. Deborah Somorin - Empower the Family

  104. Ejiro Ogbevoen - Thru Talk

  105. Lucy Parsons - Surrey Police

  106. Shubhangi Karmakar - Trinity College ,School of Medicine.

  107. Jeena James - Catchpoint Systems, Inc.

  108. Eva Bose-Chatterton - Catchpoint Systems, Inc.

  109. Nicola James - Lexxic

  110. Lauren von Stackelberg - Expedia Group

  111. Katie Matthews - The Mind Tribe UK

  112. Tina McKenzie - Staffline Ireland

  113. Aideen Duggan - Keenan Recruitment

  114. Vivian McKinnon - Hydro-Ease

  115. Jen Martin - Author

  116. Dawn Leane - Leane Leaders

  117. Aislinn Mahon - Huckletree

  118. Seda Arik - IBM

  119. Christina Lynch - Microsoft

  120. Juliet Rausch - Lever

  121. Silvija Delekovcan - DocuSign

  122. Naheed Afzal - Contracts IT

  123. Florence Kwok - Stealth

  124. Ruchi Palan - University of Cork

  125. Laura Sanchez - Salesforce

  126. Cynthia Hass - University of Oxford

  127. Wuraola Majekodunmi - RTE

  128. Roisin Lyons - Dublin City University

  129. Julia (Roetzel) Pedersen - Sandburg - Hub UG

  130. Ivana (Vasic) Chalmers - WHEN: Women's Higher Education Network

  131. Sarah Cunningham - MasterCard

  132. Patricia Scanlon - SoapBox Labs

  133. Vicky Twomey-Lee - Dublin Maker

  134. Jean Evans - Network Me

  135. Verna Myers - Netflix

  136. Aoife O'Brien - Happier At Work

  137. Shelli Brunswick - Space Foundation

  138. Grace Yan - IBM

  139. Ariel Opelt, - InfoTrust

  140. Erin Lambertz - EL Consulting

  141. Mai AlOwaish - Gulf Bank

  142. Catherine Hackney - Confident Communities

  143. Sonat Antepli - Sonat Antepli

  144. Ula Howlett - WorkInConfidence

  145. Dia Sarah - Veiled Preneurs

  146. Titilope Oladiti - APN Ireland - African Professional Network Ireland

  147. Michalina Golunska - NDS Institute



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