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SDG Champion
17 November 2023
14  MINS

In Conversation: Dorothy Creaven, Rent the Runway

Dorothy Creaven

Since its 2009 launch, Rent the Runway has made headlines as a sustainable alternative to fast fashion, and more recently as the first female-founded company with a female CEO, COO and CFO to go public. Rent the Runway’s e-commerce service allows users to rent clothes from 800+ designers, disrupting a trillion-dollar fashion sector. At its European HQ in the heart of Galway City, University of Galway alum Dorothy Creaven is transforming the company’s digital infrastructure as VP and Managing Director. We sat down with Dorothy to discuss the impact of her work in building a sustainable future for fashion.

Resilient Innovation
26 June 2023
18  MINS

Insight: Disruptors in Ireland’s Research Landscape

Professor Edward Curry , Professor Paul Buitelaar

While semantics may seem a niche area, these technologies are embedded in data processing across sectors. Prof Edward Curry and Prof Paul Buitelaar from the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics, reflect on the impact of University of Galway’s 20 years of research, from the Obama Administration and the von der Leyen Commission to the creation of jobs across Europe.

04 February 2022

AI & Higher Education

Join Tom Felle and his guest Prof Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, President of NUI Galway in this edition of the Cois Coiribe Podcast – a series that explores major societal issues and the role that NUI Galway, and our global alumni network play in creating new knowledge, in research, in policy making and in problem solving. Here Prof Ó hÓgartaigh shares his views on the future of the university as concept, campus and community.

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