Professor Eileen Drew is Director of the Trinity Centre for Gender Equality and Leadership (https://www.tcd.ie/tcgel/) at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland where she has taught in the School of Computer Science and Statistics and Centre for Gender and Women's Studies. Her research interests are: gender and the labour market, equality and diversity, work/life balance, the gender pay gap, family leave policies and gender in entrepreneurship and academic leadership.
During her academic career, Professor Drew has been involved in research, training and consultancy for numerous international gender related projects for the Council of Europe and European Commission. Professor Drew worked as the Gender Mainstreaming expert for the Social Security Reform Co-operation Project in China. She holds the position of National Senior Expert to the European Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) and has provided national expertise for several European Gender Equality Institute (EIGE) projects. She represents the university on the League of European Research Universities (LERU) Gender Thematic Group.
Professor Drew is engaged in driving the Athena SWAN initiative in Trinity College, following the successful completion of the INstitutional Transformation for Effecting Gender Equality (INTEGER) Project in June 2015. She is currently the Coordinator of the Systemic Action for Gender Equality (SAGE) Horizon 2020 Project that commenced September 2016.