The WMI is delighted to partner with Tesco again in 2020 with Pioneers; an exhibition dedicated to the women who paved the way for others in the workplace.
Five Irish women, from firefighters to rally drivers, will have their life’s achievements put on display in stores nationwide and online in a very special exhibition to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Celina Barrett – one of Ireland’s first ever full-time female firefighters
Rosemary Smith – the first Irish woman to break into the world of professional motor racing
Averil Deverell – one of the first women ever to be called to the bar in Ireland or the UK
Dr Emily Winifred Dickson – the first woman to hold a fellowship at the Royal College of Surgeons in in Ireland
Myrtle Allen – the first Irish woman to hold a Michelin Star