Local Election Candidate for Tallaght Central
Sandra is a qualified specialist in Gender inequality and Social issues, with over 15 years of experience working with women, children and young people of all abilities and backgrounds. This has largely been in education and employment and always through the lense of human rights, social care and, personal development. From these experiences, she has developed a genuine passion for working and advocating for the rights of people.
Originally from Spain (Seville) Sandra holds a Bachelor of Primary Education, specialise in Sports, a Bachelor (Hons) of Psychology-Pedagogy obtained from Cordoba University (Spain) and she is also a qualified Spanish Sign Language Interpreter. In Ireland she completed a Master of Arts Degree in Women and Gender studies, from UCD and a professional Diploma in Creativity, Innovation and Leadership from UCD, Innovation Academy.
Since she moved to Ireland Sandra has worked and volunteered in different well-established organisations working and advocating for the right of women victims of gender violence and migrants. She has also being sited on the board of a Traveller Community in Dublin. Sandra is the co-founder and former chairperson of an organisation Migrant Women United based in Dublin. Sandra is currently managing a project with Refugees and Asylum seekers in a Social Enterprise.
Sandra has a strong belief that education and employment play an important role in empowering people as well as, developing and restoring people’s dignity, likewise she feels very enthusiastic and passionate about this new adventure and is looking forward to working with you.
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