Ms. Finglas, Communications Officer with Misean Cara, specializes in communications, marketing and media relations. Misean Cara is an Irish membership-based charity that supports international development organizations to work in some of the poorest countries around the world.
Previously, Ms. Finglas was a Senior Coordinator with Rotary International in the Membership Development Division. Her work with Rotary inspired her to create the "Take Rotary With You" mobile app that connected Rotarians with resources to support them in their efforts to do good in the world.
With more than five years of experience in media, Ms. Finglas also has six years of experience in the nonprofit sector in Ireland, Malawi and the United States in international development, volunteerism, global health, communications and membership development. Her work focuses on adapting media and communications to create positive social change in societies around the world to increase understanding and peace. She has more than 10 years of volunteering experience, having volunteered in her native Ireland, Greece, Romania, the United Kingdom, Belarus, Madagascar, South Africa, Malawi and Chicago.
Ms. Finglas earned a master's degree in international peace studies, a degree in communications and journalism, a diploma in digital marketing and advertising and a certificate in green business.