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Equality Officer

Biography

Siobán is Interim Equality Officer, and works to promote equality and non-discrimination for Trinity staff, students and the wider Trinity community, in all areas of university life and with particular regard to the protected grounds in equality legislation.

Siobán O’Brien Green, PhD has worked in government agencies and the non-profit, research and academic sectors for over 20 years. Siobán has worked on multiple national and European multi-country gender-based violence (GBV) research projects, including three commissioned by the European Institute of Gender Equality (EIGE) and represented Ireland on two COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Actions: GenderSTE (Gender, Science, Technology and Environment) Network and Femicide across Europe Network. She has taught, published and presented widely on issues of GBV, FGM, designing and undertaking research with vulnerable populations and is frequently consulted by both national and European bodies.

Siobán holds a Masters degree from University College Dublin (UCD) in Social Policy. In 2015 Siobán was awarded the sole Faculty of Health Sciences, Ussher Postgraduate PhD Fellowship by Trinity College Dublin (TCD). Her PhD research explored help and safety seeking by women who have experienced domestic violence during pregnancy in Ireland. She has presented on this research in Ireland, Portugal, and was invited to present in Oslo in 2018 at the national conference celebrating 200 years of midwifery education in Norway.

Siobán was delighted to contribute to the Health Service Executive (HSE) National Domestic, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Training Resource Manual: Recognising and Responding to Victims of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (DSGBV) in Vulnerable or At-Risk Communities (2019). She has recently been appointed to the Advisory Group of the Study on Familicide and Domestic Homicide Reviews commissioned by the Department of Justice and Equality.