Speaker Bios

Who is speaking at the IUSA Conference 2022

Ms. Noeline Blackwell

Noeline Blackwell is a human rights lawyer and CEO of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, a voluntary organization which works to prevent the harm and heal the trauma of sexual violence. She has previously worked as a solicitor in private practice and then as Director General of access to justice organization FLAC, the Free Legal Advice Centres.  

Noeline has been a member of several statutory and NGO boards. She currently chairs the Independent Patient Safety Council of the Department of Health and the Child Care Law Reporting Project. She sits on the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade’s Women Peace & Security Oversight Group and its Audit Committee. She is a member of UCD’s Governing Authority and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Law by UCD in 2014. 

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