Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs

May 5, 2023, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Millennium Theatre, TUS Moylish Campus, Moylish, Limerick, V94 EC5T

Startup Grind is supporting the team from the new ‘Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs’ Programme led by the renowned Paula Fitzsimons and supported by KMPG and Enterprise Ireland. Join us to hear from three Inspiring Entrepreneurs, Anne Cusack co-founder of Critical Healthcare, Barbara Ann Murphy Founder of Equilume, and Vanessa Creaven Co-founder of Spotlight Oral Healthcare at TUS Millennium Theatre

In-person event

About this event

Startup Grind Limerick together with our partner TUS, are delighted to introduce this special event, 'Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs'. This event is supported by Enterprise Ireland and KMPG.

Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs which is led by Programme Director, Paula Fitzsimons, is a new flagship programme whose aim is to support women foster innovation and entrepreneurship capacity, grow their network, expand their knowledge of, and gain access to, a wide range of supports.

To celebrate the launch of this programme, we are hosting an interactive panel discussion that will feature, Anne Cusack co-founder of Critical Healthcare, Barbara Ann Murphy Founder of Equilume Ltd and Vanessa Creaven Co-founder of Spotlight Oral Healthcare, who have achieved significant milestones in their respective industries and offers you the opportunity to ask questions, network and gain inspiration. Furthermore, Paula Fitzsimons, who also leads the award-winning Going for Growth and ACORNS programmes, will share insights from her experience and there will be an opportunity to register your interest in applying for this new national women's entrepreneur programme.

Thank you to the programme sponsors: KMPG and Enterprise Ireland and our event hosts TUS, Startup Grind long-standing partners ActionPoint, and Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs programme director, Paula Fitzsimons 

Check out what happened


  • Anne Cusack

    Critical Healthcare


  • Barbara Ann Murphy



  • Vanessa Creaven

    Spotlight Oral Care




Friday, May 5, 2023
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM UTC


Networking and Refreshments
Speakers & Panel Discussion Followed by Q&A
Event Close


  • Peter Hunt


    Chapter Co-Director

  • Gillian Barry

    Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest (TUS)



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Enterprise Ireland

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The Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest logo

The Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest

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