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Breaking down barriers with the help of businesses | Denise Fitzsimons & Kate Kotova | TEDxTallaght Add Video

On why social responsibility programs should become a must not for universities, but for corporate companies as well. Denise is a recent graduate of Trinity College and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Geography. During her 4 years at Trinity College she devoted a lot of time to voluntary activities. Having seen first-hand how the opportunities from the Trinity Access Program can benefit students, she devoted a large portion of her time during her degree to the TAP Program, visiting disadvantaged secondary schools presenting inspiring speeches to those students who may feel that a third level education is beyond their ability. Having just completed a scholarship and internship with Salesforce, a cloud computing company devoted to Corporate Social Responsibility, Denise has had great voluntary opportunities throughout her internship including; speaking with students on a career program from Citywise, working at the Women’s Tiglin Centre and the DSPCA. Denise is passionate about social justice, education and gender equality rights and hopes to use her passion to inspire others to joi Graduate of Trinity College Dublin, studying Business and Russian. Originally born in Belarus, Kate loves learning new things, travelling and exploring the world. Apart from Ireland and Belarus, she has lived in Russia and USA as part of her studies. During her time in college she was highly inspired and motivated by the fact that she was strongly supported by Trinity Access Program, which not only gave her an opportunity to study in college, but also kept supporting her all the way through it. Kotova feel like programs like this should become a must not for universities, but for corporate companies as well.

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