Chairing a thought-provoking panel, Inspirefest founder and Silicon Republic CEO Ann O’Dea spoke to prominent figures in the Irish STEM scene – John Basile, Fidelity Investments; Ryan Shanks, Accenture Ireland; Marie Moynihan, Dell; Prof Mark Ferguson, Science Foundation Ireland; and Fionnuala Meehan, Google – about making workplaces more diverse, and how best to encourage women to get involved.