Dr Rhona Mahony with UCD Smurfit School students

Impact Makers: MBA Speaker Series

The MBA Impact Makers Series features business leaders who share unique insights from their career and life experience. US Ambassador to Ireland, Edward F Crawford launched the exciting series in November 2019. Interviewed by Professor Niamh Brennan, Ambassador Crawford spoke on the theme “Rejection is Energy” in his first official public speaking engagement.

In February, Dr Rhona Mahony, first female Master of the National Maternity Hospital, discussed how her motivation to have a positive impact on national healthcare drove her to persist through extraordinary challenges. Interviewed by Professor Andrea Prothero, Dr Mahony shared her belief that medics should be equipped with strong business and leadership skills to make essential healthcare changes.