TENI’s Welcomes New Education Officer

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TENI are delighted to welcome Daire Dempsey as TENI’s Education Officer. In this role they will be offering support and resources to trans students in higher level education, as well as working with staff to create more inclusive higher education experiences. Daire can be contacted at daire@teni.ie Daire holds a Master’s degree in Equality Studies, through which they developed an interest in all areas of social justice. Their academic background includes gender studies, anti-racism, theories of social change and intersectional practice.Daire’s previous employment has involved working with third-level students across the island of Ireland to promote social justice education, equality practices and youth development.  Daire is involved in grassroots trans activism and community groups, mostly the Small Trans Library, where they organise community events, manage a welfare fund, and try to promote trans joy. They’re glad to be bringing this knowledge and experience to TENI, and to working with the trans community even more closely.