From the Examiner: Joanne O’Riordan, 15, from Millstreet, will deliver a keynote speech to the UN’s International Telecommunication Union on how technology has helped to advance her life through education and social interaction with others.
Joanne, who was born without limbs due to a condition known as total Amelia syndrome, is the only person with a disability to be invited to Girls in Technology, a global conference featuring some of the worlds’ leading women in technology.
Joanne hopes her address on Apr 26th will empower others to realise the importance of technology in their lives …
Read the full article on today’s Irish Examiner (17th April 2012)
Other articles on her upcoming trip to New York on:
- RTE News (23/apr/2012)
- Irish Times (23/april)
- Irish Central
- in the Irish Independent
- the Irish Sun
- Newstalk Radio